An ancient Egyptian recipe to cure indigestion consisted of crushing a hogs tooth and placing it inside of four sugar cakes and eating the concoction for four days!
The ancient Egyptian cure for cataracts was to create a mixture of tortoise brain and honey and was placed on the eye. When the mixture was on the eye, you must say, "There is a shouting in the southern sky in darkness, There is an uproar in the northern sky, The Hall of Pillars falls into the waters. The crew of the sun god bent their oars so that the heads at his side fall into the water, Who leads hither what he finds? I lead forth what I find. I lead forth your heads. I lift up your necks. I fasten what has been cut from you in its place. I lead you forth to drive away the god of Fevers and all possible deadly arts."
The remedy for diarrhea in Ancient Egypt was a mixture of1/8th cup figs and grapes, bread dough, pit corn, fresh Earth, onion, and elderberry.
Dark chocolate has been used as a beneficial ingredient by many people who want to increase their energy level, well being and it has albo been used as an aphrodisiac.
Americans consume about 42 tons of Aspirin each day.
One in three adults aged 15-49 are infected with HIV/AIDS in Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Swaziland.
Patients stay in hospital for an average of almost 10 days in Switzerland, which has the most hospital beds per 1000 people.