Medieval medicine

ADD INTO ARTICLE Bald’s Leechbook

A recipe for the potion to treat antibiotic-resisant superbugs, originally an eye salve, was found in Bald’s Leechbok, a 10th-century Anglo-Saxon medical compendium found in the British Library. Credit@TheBritishLibraryBoard

A recipe for the potion to treat antibiotic-resisant superbugs, originally an eye salve, was found in Bald’s Leechbok, a 10th-century Anglo-Saxon medical compendium found in the British Library. Credit@TheBritishLibraryBoard