Al Iksir – Searchable Database of Japanese Medicines

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Oct 26, 2016

Al Iksir – Searchable Database of Japanese Medicines

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Al Iksir is a searchable database of Japanese medicines, specifically created to assist people who are living or visiting Japan and do not speak the languge. The name “Al Iksir” comes from the root word “Elixir”, a medicine that cures all illnesses, and while it will not provide you with a medicine to cure all, it will provide you with medicines commonly sold in drug stores around Japan that match the keywords you search for, inculding:

  • symptoms (headache, for example)
  • ingredients (motrin, for example)
  • effects (pain relief, for example)

Not only will it provide results for the above searches, it will provide them in the following languages:

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http://aliksir.org

 

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