Egyptian Medicine SpideR Diagram (OCR (A) GCSE )

For use to revise the basic facts for the topic.

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  • Egyptian Medicine
    • Injuries
      • The Egyptians had a good understanding of what iinjuries could happen and  when they had an obvious cure the Egyptians used natural remedies
    • Natural Treatments
      • Disease - they looked to nature/world around them to explain illness , i.e. blocked channels theory.
      • Treatment - they made natural treatments from herbs,plants,minerals and animal parts to treat everyday medical problems.
    • Supernatural Treatments
      • Egyptians believed more seriious illnes/injurieswere caused by their Gods and so they  could be cured by the gods too if they worshipped them. Sekhmet brough epidemics and Bes helped during  childbirth. Pharaohd doctor - Imhotep.
    • Hunter-Gatherers began to settle in one place.This happened mainly along large rivers.Namely the Nile in Modern Day Egypt
  • Egyptians believed more seriious illnes/injurieswere caused by their Gods and so they  could be cured by the gods too if they worshipped them. Sekhmet brough epidemics and Bes helped during  childbirth. Pharaohd doctor - Imhotep.

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