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Aromatic vinegars: antiseptics of the past.

@article{Lang2010AromaticVA,
  title={Aromatic vinegars: antiseptics of the past.},
  author={U. Lang and Sabine Anagnostou and A. Helmst{\"a}dter},
  journal={Pharmaceutical historian},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={
          10-2
        }
}
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