Middle Ages (Medieval) Medicine

Middle Ages (Medieval) Medicine

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Middle Ages (500 1500)





The Middle Ages followed the collapse of the Roman Empire in about 500 AD. All
the Roman achievements in public health were lost, along with much of their
medical knowledge. Until about 1200 Europe was very unsettled and violent, and
trade and the exchange of ideas…

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Middle Ages (500 1500)


Cure Physical - doctors used cures based on the Four
Humours (such as purging or bleeding), and many
herbal remedies. Ordinary people would probably be
treated by a local wise woman with a herbal remedy,
which might work, or might be useless.
Superstitious - cures such…

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