Sources of Ancient Healing Thermalism

Caelius Aurelianus Chronicae passiones 2.5.78

Way of Transmission
Literature
Datation
5th century CE
Language
Latin
Literary Genre
Medicine
Canonical Reference
Cael. Aur. chron. 2.5.78

78tunc interpositis duobus uel tribus diebus ex humore, in quo fuerint decocta mali Punici cortex, adhibemus oris collutionem uel in quo sit praetincta ignita galla uel ex aquis sua uirtute medentibus.

78Then after an interval of two or three days prescribe as a mouth wash water in which pomegranate rind has been boiled, or in which burned oak galls have been soaked, or other waters with curative properties.

Commentary

Tratamientos para el dolor de muelas. Recomienda enjuagar la boca con aguas que tengan propiedades curativas por sí mismas.

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