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The Egyptian Greenhouse

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S: Ancient Egypt

BC: Written by Sahiti

FC: The Egyptian Greenhouse

1: Plants played an important role in the Egyptians life.The Nile river was very important to the Ancient Egyptians. When the Nile over flows, the Egyptians plant crops. Then they would harvest the crops which would be used in cooking, medicine, and food.

2: Cinnamon was used to make perfumes. Cinnamon was also used for embalming of mummies.

3: People have linked Egypt to the lotus with its valley as a stem and its delta as a flower. The lotus flower was also used for skin wash.

4: Coriander was used to cool down rashes or any burns. Coriander was also used to make tea for the stomach.

5: The Ancient Egyptians used garlic for endurance. People still use garlic in Egypt today. Garlic was used for both medical and magical power.

6: Aloe was a plant that has been used for healing properties. It has also been used for embalming and mummification arts.

7: Cassia is a powdered leaf tea that was used as a laxative.

8: Chamomile was used for relaxing, and it also gave a nice scent to apple tea which the Ancient Egyptians drank.

9: Spikenard was supposed to calm and heal wounds.

10: Leaves such as willow,and acacia were used in poultices. Acacia seeds were also used for cooling burns.

11: Cumin was used to relive pain or any aching.Cumin was also used to flavor food.

12: Egyptian women used flax to make their clothing. Flax played an important role in their life.

13: Honey was used to form parts of many wound treatments. It was also used to sweeten many of the Egyptian foods. Many farms had beehives.

14: The Ancient Egyptians used onions for endurance. Onions were also used to digest food. Many Egyptians loved onions.

15: Dates were one of the favorite foods that the Egyptians enjoyed. They had many date trees in Egypt.

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17: Bibliography | http://tinyurl.com/7wwnj4r | http://tinyurl.com/6psou4r | http://tinyurl.com/8yddz7k | http://tinyurl.com/6s3dr2y | http://tinyurl.com/br7bdwb | http://tinyurl.com/c94w7e2 | Ferris, Julie. Everyday Life in the Ancient World. New York: Kingfishers Publication, 2002. Print. | http://tinyurl.com/7crazw6 | http://tinyurl.com/7xshh65 | http://www.levity.com/alchemy/islam22.html | Simpson, Judith. Ancient Egypt. Weldon Owen, Australia: Sheena Coupe, 1995. Print. | http://tinyurl.com/87ab2ll | http://tinyurl.com/yv6oqr

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