The ancient Ebers papyrus
(circa 1550 BC) referred to a favorite prescription given by doctors for the purpose of disease prevention, "Wash and shave the body.
11) According to the Ebers Papyrus
(about 1500 BC), the ancient Egyptians were also aware that willow leaves possessed a fever-reducing property and used them to treat various inflammatory disorders.
the Ebers Papyrus
, an ancient medical text, mentioned an abortion induced by a plant-fiber tampon coated with honey and crushed dates ("Leeches, Lye and Spanish Fly," New York Times, Jan.
One such document is the Ebers Papyrus
, an ancient medical treatise containing 108 columns of text, that represents the then current and ancient medical knowledge in Egypt from about 1536 BC, during the reign of Amenhotep I.
Diabetes has been recognized for more than 3500 years, since an early description in 1552 BCE in the Ebers Papyrus
It finds references in India's court records dating back to around 400 CE, in Rome during Roman Empire, in Spain during Convivienca, in medical texts of Ebers Papyrus
, in Syria and Egypt in 14th century CE.
As credited to the Ebers papyrus
, prolapse was A first described in 1500 B.
The Ebers Papyrus
, believed to be the world's oldest medical textbook and written around 1550 BC, describes using the technique to 'remove foreign matter from the body'.
According to an ancient medical manuscript called the Ebers Papyrus
(1550 BC), women were advised to grind together dates, acacia (a tree bark) and a touch of honey into a moist paste, dip seed wool into the sweet gel and place it in the vagina.
The Ebers papyrus
, a collection of ancient Egyptian recipes, recommended that people with back pain should take an infusion of dried myrtle leaves.
The Ebers papyrus
, bought by Berhard Ebers in 1875 and now in the University library of Leipzig, is a compilation of ancient Egyptian medical texts.
In the Ebers papyrus
, the world's oldest surviving medical text, mint is mentioned as a stomach soother.