5300 years ago, the Ice Man used natural laxatives and antibiotics

  title={5300 years ago, the Ice Man used natural laxatives and antibiotics},
  author={Luigi Capasso},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • L. Capasso
  • Published 5 December 1998
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
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