Amber, a Stone of Sun for Ancient Medicines

  title={Amber, a Stone of Sun for Ancient Medicines},
  author={E. Ragazzi},
Amber, a gem that has been very appreciated since antiquity, was used also as an amulet and a medicine. All the most outstanding medical treati ses of the past tell about the therapeutic properties attributed to amber, and report singular recipes to obtain pharmaceutical preparations. Amber was much-sought for this use until the middle of XIX century, but with the beginning of the modern medicine, its use disappeared, carrying with it the memory of ancient times. Since ancient times, amber has… Expand
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