Aurea Alexandrina

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Aurea Alexandrina, in pharmacy, was a kind of opiate or antidote, in great fame among ancient writers. It is called Aurea from the gold which enters its composition, and Alexandrina as having been first invented by a physician named Nicolaus Myresus Alexandrinus,[1] it was reputed a good preservative against the colic and apoplexy[2]

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  1. ^ Duffin, C.J.; Moody, R.T.J.; Gardner-Thorpe, C. (10 December 2013). "A History of Geology and Medicine". Geological Society of London. p. 176. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
  2. ^ http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/HistSciTech/HistSciTech-idx?type=turn&entity=HistSciTech000900240219&isize=L