Sources for studying medicine of the ancient Egyptians are the archaeological materials (human remains and animals, a large number of mummies), the written landmarks, papyrus, architectural landmarks, with its many inscriptions on them.
Among the papyri with medical information is the most important Ebers papyrus found in the ruins of Thebes in 1873. This is a roll 20 m long, 30 cm wide, the third of its purely medical content. In the papyrus Ebers, as in all others, there is no authors ‘ names, contents served as a revelation of higher forces.
About the skillful application of methods of research of patients gives an idea a typical Entry: “If you’re observing the patient, who suffers, suffers constipation, you think he is: he feels well, he eats, his stomach expands, the heart gets tired when walking, as the person who is sick with inflammation of the anus. Offer the patient to lie down and experiences it. If you find that his body is hot, and the belly is hard, tell him you have a disease of the liver, make him a laxative. After this work, you will find that the right side of the abdomen is hot and the left cold, tell the patient: your illness is in the way of curing. Visit the patient again. If you find all his body cold, tell me this: your liver is separated and purified, medicines come to you”. Continue reading
Oregano has several names in English, such as: dusmanca, brass color, phallus, motherboard, peppermint forest, zenovka, amulet, bone crunching upland grass.
The name of the herb comes from its smell. The aroma of the oregano smells like oregano and thyme. The taste is tart, spicy. Worldwide herb used as seasoning for various dishes….
Oregano is common in Russia, everywhere except the far North, it can be found in glades in the woods, on the edges of forests and rivers, fields, grows on dry and Sunny places.
Collect grass for medicinal purposes in the second year, during flowering. Cutting off the tops of the plants at a height of 15-20 centimeters, the less stems the better raw material for further drying and processing. Dried plants under a canopy or in well-ventilated areas.
Video about oregano, it’s therapeutic properties, contraindications and the recipe of tea:
Medicinal properties of oregano
In the grass contains a lot of phenol, essential oil, tannins, thymol, mineral salts, vitamin C and polysyllabic chemical elements. Essential oils contain large amounts of carvacrol, which is an antihistamine and a good antibiotic. Continue reading
Medical care is provided by state and private medical institutions, under the overall guidance of the Ministry of health. In 1995 there were about 7 thousands of inpatient hospitals and outpatient clinics, 20 health posts thousands of full profile.
There is also a network of mobile medical centers. In addition, 250 thousand points combine the functions of medical aid and consultation centre of the national programme of family planning. There is a shortage of nurses (the total number of doctors is about 30 thousand, 100% of them practicing in the major cities).
Trained physicians are 24 medical University (the annual output is over 1 thousand people). Persist sharp differences in the level of medical care, in particular, between the medicine of the island of Java and other regions, between urban and rural areas, social layers and groups, religious communities.
There have been occasional outbreaks of epidemics of cholera, diphtheria, various types of fever, elephantiasis disease, whooping cough. More than 25 million children are controlled by the special health programme that has contributed to the dramatic reduction in child mortality. Continue reading