The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Categories: Health and Medicine | History

The history of medicine is full of wild stories about strange methods of treatment and medical procedures in which pain and suffering played an important role. Despite the noble and sincere desire of doctors to find humane ways to rid patients of ailments, sometimes some of the medical procedures were much more dangerous than the disease itself.

Here are 25 examples from the list of the craziest treatments in the history of medicine. Let's just say we are lucky to live in our own timeā€¦

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Clyster for a better quality of life.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Treatment of hemorrhoids with a red-hot iron.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Moldy bread was considered an excellent medicine.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Snail syrup for the treatment of throat and ears.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Dog poop from a sore throat.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Scorpions for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Smoking supposedly cures asthma.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

The mummy powder was the aspirin of the Arab world.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Ecstasy for manic-depressive patients.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Sheep liver was used in Mesopotamia for diagnosis.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Crocodile droppings for birth control.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Bloodletting "forced" the disease to leave the body along with the blood.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Paraffin wax is anti-aging.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Mercury is a universal medicine.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Heroin syrup for cough and insomnia.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Paste from a dead mouse for toothache.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Goat testicles are a cure for male impotence.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Cannibalism is a cure for muscle cramps.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

A "sugar coma" could cure you of schizophrenia.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Malaria treating syphilis.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Dolphin therapy.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Lobotomy.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

"Sympathy powder."

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Resection of half of the tongue is a cure for stuttering.

The 25 Most Amazing Treatments in History

Trepanation of the skull "saved" from headaches.

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