Aurea Alexandrina

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Aurea Alexandrina, in pharmacy, was a kind of opiate or antidote, in great fame among ancient writers. It is called Aurea from the gold which enters its composition, and Alexandrina as having been first invented by a physician named Alexander. It was reputed a good preservative against the colic and apoplexy[1]


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