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Katouzian-Safadi,M ; Bonmatin, JM

The use of honey in the simple and composed drugs at Rhazes

Revue D’histoire de la Pharmacie (Paris) 51 (337) 29-36

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Abstract :

Razi or Rhazes for Latin people is one of the great scientists of ninth century. He left major works in medicine, pharmacy and in alchemy. We examine here, the use of honey by this scientist as a simple drug and as one of the essential substances included in composed medicines. That leads us to examine the notion of simple and of composed in this physician and alchemist.