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The Substances of Desire: A Pharmaco-Historical Perspective on Turkish Aphrodisiacs

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: TEKINER, Halil (International Society for the History of Pharmacy, Turkey)
  • Co-author(s): Halil Tekiner:,International Society for the History of Pharmacy,Kayseri,Turkey
  • Abstract:

    Background: Named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, aphrodisiacs are substances that are capable of enhancing sexual potency, stimulation, and pleasure. Currently, there is a growing interest in traditionally used medicinal plants and formulations with aphrodisiac potentials. 

    Purpose: This study seeks to present a


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Last update 4 October 2019

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