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Panaceia's DaughtersNoblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany$
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Alisha Rankin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226925387

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226925394.001.0001

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Panaceia's Daughters
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Alisha Rankin

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226925394.003.0003

This chapter discusses the gentlewomen's practice of creating and collecting medicinal recipes. It looks at the procedures for making a remedy, which constituted the basis of women's pharmaceutical outlook. This chapter also views recipes as a source for medical knowledge. It argues that a medicinal recipe was not necessarily a remedy.

Keywords:   medicinal recipes, remedy, pharmacy, medical knowledge, procedures

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