Sunday, March 4, 2012

Recipes from "The Papyrus Ebers"

I received a Christmas gift from my youngest darling daughter in the form of a book about an archaeology find of Egyptian Papyrus dating from about 3400 BC. The papyrus is a book of recipes for a doctor to prescribe for various aliments of the day. I will begin to share some of them with you over the next week.

For Constipation

A Remedy to clear out the body and get rid of the excrement in the body of a person:

Take the berries of the Castor oil tree – Chew and swallow down with beer in order to clear out all that is in the body.

Some things never change! 

1 comment:

  1. This sounds like kind of familiar advice. You are right! some things never change.