Saturday, March 13, 2010

Herbal remedies: 1661

To prevent sleep.

There is a Berry brought out of Egypt cald Coffee, which being dried and beaten to pouder, and boyled in fair water, is much used among the Turks to make them lively and prevent sleep, which of late is become of great use in England.
--From Eighteen books of the secrets of art and nature--

Herbal remedies, bah! They never work.

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