Medicine and treatment of ailments has, obviously, grown immensely over the centuries, as extensive targeted research provides new insights on the working of the human body. Today, when we reach out to doctors and hospitals, we do so with confidence and the assurance of knowledgeable diagnosis and care.
But it wasn’t like this in the earlier days. The history books are full of gory stories about ancient concepts of healthcare: bloodletting a person to cure cancer, drinking elixirs made from human flesh and blood to cure stomach ulcers, etc.! Read this infographic to learn more of these horrific practices.
Infographicc by – HistoryDegree.net