MEDICAL CANNABIS
A SHORT GRAPHICAL HISTORY
EGYPT

Papyrus Ebers (1550 BC)
Prescription E821

Ebers papyrus
[Part of Plate XCVI - Courtesy of the "University of Lepzia" Formula No. 821 (Location Plate #96, Lines 7-8)

Papyrus Ebers (1550 BC) E821 - Remedy for uterus
[A different passage reads (E 821, Ebers Papyrus 821, 1550 b.c.) Another (to cool the uterus and eliminate its heat): smsm-t; ground in honey; introduced into her vagina (iwf). This is a contraction. This was felt by Ghalioungui to describe an obstetric aid. It has parallels to therapeutic applications of cannabis as a vaginal suppository in the 19th century to treat gynecological disorders and migraine.



Sm-Sm-Et
Part of Plate LXXVIII - Courtesy of the "University of Lepzia"





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