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medicine and its significance
Diseases are not only taking lives from the present people, and causing a
lot of chaos and outbreak in the present day. As far back as 5,000 thousand
years ago, or even further, the war between the human and diseases had started.
The earliest record of diseases and treatments is from two most ancient and
civilized countries. Chinese, using its own way of treatment, such as acupuncture
and herbary, fought effortlessly with diseases and drugged many of their own
people back from the death line. Egyptians, whose method of mummification
can keep dead bodies major organs from decaying, combining their own medicines
such as oil and honey, is another victor in the long lasting battle with diseases.
Today, even though high technologies and DNA rebuilding methods have surely
over passed those of the traditional methods, we, as modern human beings,
still need to know the wars between our ancestors and diseases.
on traditional medicine