Egyptian Medicine

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  • Egyptian
    • Developments
      • Farming
      • Religion
      • Written Language
      • Tools
      • Doctors
      • Cities
      • Trade
    • Natural
      • Disease
        • Nature and the world
          • Blocked Channel Theory
    • Supernatural
      • Causes
        • Sent by God
      • Treatments
        • Spells, charms and prayers
      • Didn't dissect
        • Bodies were needed in the afterlife
      • Embalming
        • Preserved bodies for burial
    • Blocked Channels
      • Natural
        • Disease
          • Nature and the world
            • Blocked Channel Theory
      • Knew that arteries and veins carried blood around the body
        • Compared to the River Nile
          • Irrigation channels blocked=plants will die
      • Cause of illness was blocked arteries and veins
      • Treatments
        • Bleed, vomit, purge
    • Hygiene
      • Baths
        • To please the Gods
      • Toilets
      • Slept under mosquito nets
        • Prevent bites which were uncomfortable
      • For their own comfort and beliefs not because they knew it caused disease

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