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Medicine of ancient Egypt
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Folk and alternative medicine

Treatment with medicinal herbs. Herbal medicine is one of the oldest ways of dealing with illnesses. The method is based on accumulated knowledge about plants, their impact on the human body. The herbal medicine includes such modern trends as phytotherapy and aromatherapy.

Prayers, incantations, bioenergy, Many people are skeptical about this type of treatment. But this method is a symbiosis of work with the chakras, self-suggestion and hypnosis, and sometimes the higher unconscious person – according to your faith be it unto you. It can have a significant beneficial effect in some cases.

Homeopathy. It is a method of treatment based on the principle of using small doses of drugs that cause an action similar to the action of the disease itself. Treatment of diseases by the method of “like with like”.

Modern medicine can cure many diseases, to do complex operations, there were vitamins, hormones, various prophylactic and therapeutic drugs. And, it would seem, to alternative medicine would not be necessary. However, a large number of people prefer natural remedies, instead of artificial medicines. Continue reading

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Ophthalmologists Ancient Egypt

Ophthalmology is the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of organs of vision — in Ancient Egypt was a specialized branch of medicine.

In 1926 during excavations near the pyramid of Cheops was discovered a funerary stele. Hieroglyphic inscription indicates that it depicts a court physician of Iran, known from surviving historical documents as ophthalmologist, gastroenterologist, pharmacist and proctologist. The creation of this monument, scientists determined quite accurately — the middle of III Millennium BC, Therefore, already in Egypt there was a system of specialization of physicians in certain areas, including ophthalmology.

Information about the achievements of eye physicians of the Nile Delta reached the scientists of the pharaohs was found correspondence with the Hittite kings. So, Ramses II in his letter to the ruler of the Hittites Hattusili III reports that due to illness of the eye the latter sends him “good medicine”.

The famous document of the XV century BC the so-called Leiden papyrus (named after the town in Germany where he is now kept), suggests that the treatment of eye diseases, along with rational actions, included the recitation of certain magical spells, addressed to the God RA. This confirms the close connection of healing with the religious ideas of the ancient Egyptians.

Scientific knowledge, lakopenicescoe luminaries of Ancient Egypt, widely seen in the famous papyrus Ebers, the creation date of which is 1550 BC Historical document contains a total of 431 ophthalmic recommendation. Continue reading