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Man’s Oldest Prescription, 2200 BCE

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From Nippur, currently in the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

It reads-

1. white pear tree, the root of the moon plant, pulverize, dissolve in beer, let the man drink.

2. the seed of the carpenter plant, gum resin of markazi, thyme, pulverize, dissolve in beer, let the man drink.

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