Example sentences for: papyri

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  • Sambucus species were recorded in Egyptian papyri as being of ancient use [ 104 ] . Flower decoctions of Sambucus species are used for open sores and in baths as emollients; and leaves are used in poultices on bruises, wounds and sores in France, Spain, Turkey, Madeira and Porto Santo [ 123 124 125 ] . Plant compounds found in Sambucus simpsonii flower are caffeic acid, chlorogenic acid, mucilage, potassium nitrate and rutoside [ 50 ] . Some of these plant compounds have anti-inflammatory properties.

  • After a hundred years of research and the publication of 50,000 papyri in a dozen languages the price of papyrus is simply unknown, too many imponderabilia--quantity? quality? size? amount?--plaguing the few references to a price.

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