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Abu ul-Ala Shirazi

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Abu ul-Ala Shirazi

Abu ul-Ala Shirazi
Died 1001
Nationality Persia
Fields medicine
Known for treatment of malaria
Abu ul-Ala Shirazi (died 1001) lived around the 10th century at the Court of Amir Azud ul-Duleh Bueieh. He found that arsenic could cure malaria.


  • Mahmoudian, Masoud; Rahimi-Moghaddam Parvaneh (Nov 2008). "The life and work of Abu ul-Ala Shirazi (d. 1001): a Persian pioneer in the treatment of malaria, in the style of Rhazes (865-925)".  
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