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IBN BUTLAN

CHESSBOARDS OF HEALTH, 1533

The compilation includes three different states of consciousness.

Drunkenness is recommended for severe pain, but damages your seed and brain.

Being awake is necessary for carrying out the things essential to life. Being awake too much, however, makes one fractious.

Ibn Butlan recommends eight hours of sleep for rest and digestion, with the middle hours being the best.