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Mithridate, Universal Antidote or the Ultimate Hoax?

April 7, 2020 - General
Apothecary vintage set of bottles, herbs and mortar Source: Kiryl Lis/ Adobe Stock

Mithridate was one of the most complex and highly sought-after preparations during the Middle Ages and Renaissance era. This somewhat mythical, ancient tonic which contained more than 60 ingredients, was used for centuries, particularly in Italy and France as an antidote. 


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