Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and RomeFurther information: Ancient Egyptian medicine, Ancient Greek medicine, and Medicine in ancient Rome
By about 2000 BCE, medical papyri in ancient Egypt included medical prescriptions based on plant matter and made reference to the herbalist's combination of medicines and magic for healing.
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