MEDICINE Bloodletting Maggots Weird Stuff Trepanning Bee Stings
BEAUTY Foot Binding Neck Stretching Tattooing Corsets Cosmetics Wigs
This site is filled with interesting things about the human body and how it's been treated through history.
There is information about both medicine and health. There are bizarre cures, treatments, and beliefs about illness. There are things done to the body to make it more beautiful in certain cultures.
We hope you have a wonderful time researching how people treated illnesses, made permanent body changes, and what they put on, painted, stuffed themselves into,
and covered themselves with to appear
beautiful in their culture!
Our personal thoughts and comments are in a different color on each page!