This was where man had made his first medicines - not from dried herbs on a store shelf, but from the forest itself.
In the modern signification it is applied to the act of preparing, preserving and compounding medicines, according to the prescriptions of physicians.
The establishments for dispensing medicines at Cordova, Toledo and other large towns under Arab rule, were placed under severe legal restrictions.
Among the manufactures are shoes, tobacco, medicines and knit goods.
She had always found herbs interesting, but until now they were simply mystery medicines.