Archive for month: May, 2016

Wine and medicine

Apothecary jar

The relationship between wine and medicine in the Renaissance is interesting and has its foundations in the ancient texts of Hippocrates, Discorides (his De universa medicina provided an analysis of some 500 plants with medicinal value) and Galen, as well as the writings of  Hildegard von Bingen in her Physica which...

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