Alcohol in Ancient Islamic Chemical and Medical Texts

Azimzadeh Tehrani, Tahereh (2014) Alcohol in Ancient Islamic Chemical and Medical Texts. Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology, 3 (Supple). p. 2.

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Nowadays, Alcohol is widely used in medicine and industry. On the other hand, it is well-known for its intoxicant and addictive effects and they were common in the past. Discovery of it was imputed to Mohamad ibn Zakaria Razi (Rhazes, 925 AD) or Jaber ibn Hayan (Geber, 815 AD). The Islamic researchers� viewpoint about alcohol and their knowledge about this substance are aimed to be explored in this study. Hence, medical texts until end of 12 century were reviewed. Most of them were written in Arabic. In this way, Arabic terms like

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QV pharmacology
Divisions: Journals > Asia Pacific J Toxicology
Depositing User: apjmt apjmt
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2017 20:00
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2017 20:00

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