Egyptian Medicine

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  • Egyptian Medicine
    • Supernatural
      • Evil spirits
      • Put Gods out at night to fight away evil spirits
        • Bes (A god)
        • Wore Scarab Necklesses
          • Believed it would help them in the afterlife
      • Prayed Regularly
      • Magical Remedies
        • Contained animals and herbs
        • To make hair grow: Lion, serpent, ibex, cat, hippopotamus and crocodile fat mixed together.
      • Believed they had to keep clean for the gods - accidental hygiene
    • Egypt
      • Near the Nile
      • Hierogylphics
      • Mumification
      • Pharaoh
      • Hieracrchy
      • Sustainable Population
      • Mass production
      • Specialised Roles
    • Natural
      • Nile Theory
      • Natural Remedies
        • Including wild plants and herbs
          • Honey
      • Learnt from treating injured soldiers
      • Medical Books
        • Knowledge
        • Specially trained doctors
      • Better tools
    • Limits
      • Religion
        • Save body for afterlife
          • Prevents Dissection
            • Stops knowledge Of Anatomy
      • Still heavily believed in supernatural
      • Only wealthy has access to health care
      • No pain relief
        • Simple treatments very painful

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