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On The Prescription Of Lohochs

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This chapter focuses on the prescription of lohochs prepared by Sabur ibn Sahl. The prescription of the soft-rinded pomegranate lohoch is useful against coughing and chest pain. Take the soft-rinded pomegranate, boil it, and take away the scum; once is clear, throw into it half as much caramel-made without sesame oil-or sugar-candy, light a gentle fire below it, stir it time and again until it gains a consistency like that of lohochs, a potion one dirham. The prescription of the dark-coloured poppy lohoch which is suitable for those who suffer from consumption Dark-coloured poppy, pounded, ten dirham; light-coloured poppy, crushed, one uqiya; fleawort three dirham; hollyhock seeds and marshmallow seeds nine dirham of each; gum-arabic fifteen dirham.

Keywords: almond lohoch; dark-coloured poppy lohoch; plum lohoch; soft-rinded pomegranate lohoch; lohochs; Sabur ibn Sahl



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