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Albarellos

1001 Inventions

1001 Inventions

17th-century European scientists were eager for current information on eastern medical remedies, healthy living, and the practice of using inoculation against the killer disease smallpox. Translations of Arabic medical textbooks, like Ibn Sina's 'Canon of Medicine', were used in European universities until the 18th century. Bulbs and plants used in herbal medicine were sent to Europe with descriptions of the diseases they could treat.

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  • Title: Albarellos
  • Original Source: 1001 Inventions
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