The Missing Piece

Old books
Old books. Photo by Tibor Fazakas from FreeImages

After reading numerous old manuscripts and books on the history of medicine and perfumery, one little detail failed to escape my attention. Did the ancient authors, physicians, pharmacists, and perfumers (often one and the same person) successfully mislead readers and get away with it?

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