Medical Pharmacopoeia

Medical Pharmacopoeia The pharmacy was well developed: in the papyri of Deines and Grapow, the book relates to seven hundred formulas for the preparation of medicines and perfumes. In the Ebers papyrus, are up to a thousand recipes and among the most widely used remedies mentioned the onion, garlic, honey, beer, figs, flax seed, fennel, myrrh, aloes, saffron, opium lettuce, used coffee as stimulating and certain preparations of lead, copper, antimony. The use of laxatives was common.

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