The document that scholars believe the oldest treatise on medicine — the Egyptian papyrus, stores the ideas of the sages who lived almost 4000 years ago — has long been hidden in the vault of rare books the new York medical Academy. It is a remarkable heritage of culture that was already ancient when Rome was in its infancy, and Athens was a small town. Stone monuments of Egypt survived, but the majority of reed manuscripts were lost. Expert James Breasted, who translated the papyrus in the 1920-ies, called him “the world’s oldest manifestation of really scientific knowledge”. Soon the papyrus will be exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum at the exhibition “Medicine of ancient Egypt”. Here you can see scan of the mummy, surgical needles and other medical artifacts. “Their knowledge of the body were incredible, although they didn’t always understand it,” said James Allen, curator of Egyptian art at the met.
Papyrus is clear that the ancient physicians knew that the blood pumped by the heart flows through the body. This concept was not seated until the seventeenth century. They also knew how to do stitches. The manuscript also contains the oldest known descriptions of the symptoms of brain injury. Continue reading
Kidney stones cure folk remedies
Every day huge numbers of people, tired of negligent doctors, looking for information on the Internet about how to cure their diseases folk remedies. Are no exception, and those who suffer from kidney stones, treatment of folk remedies for many of them – almost the only hope. Traditional medicine helps people all over the world, really helps in the diseases, therefore, will always be in demand.
After I had the first kidney stone and I had surgery, I set myself the task – never to go back on the operating table. In article I, dear readers, will share with you the proven folk recipes from stones in the kidneys. Continue reading
In my articles I pay more attention to fees herbs for ingestion in various diseases. Historically herbs were used and for external application, often they are much more effective than many expensive ointments and rubbing. What are herbs and how to use them correctly.
If you dig thoroughly in the literature, for each disease you can find recommendations on the application of dozens of herbs. Without downplaying the importance of other herbs, I will focus on those that, in my opinion, the most effective in each case.
Herbs for wound healing
Ahead of the summer, trips to the country, dressage at nature and other outdoor activities. All this of course promotes good health, but nevertheless inevitable and various minor injuries. If you cut yourself, got a graze or scratch, and no generally accepted means at hand, not a problem. You cared for nature is the healer.
In these cases you can use plantain, dandelion, yarrow, burdock leaf, leaves, Polygonum pochechuynogo, a sheet of lilac or cherry. As you can see the selection is large and cannot be that at least something was nearby. Continue reading