f.37 r Mandrake fruit
large and fragrant. Benefit was that it helped with headaches and insomnia if smelled, a poultice for leprosy and black infections of the skin. It however dulls the senses but this can be remedied with ivy berries.
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Mid 15th century
Ibn Butlan , “Tacuinum Sanitatis ,” Tufts Libraries Omeka, accessed June 5, 2023, https://omeka.library.tufts.edu/items/show/60.