In modern-day society, people visit doctors, therapists, and pharmacists when they need to heal their bodies, brains and souls. These professionals are known to be our healers and heroes, working overtime to give people what they need to stay healthy and happy.
Medicine is given to us in many forms – pills, foods from the earth, and sometimes even laughter. However, history shows that Ancient societies believed in a different substance for healing. This European tradition is unlike any healing practice we know of.
Researching The Human Body
It was a common belief in Ancient Civilizations that evil spirits often possessed the body of human beings. They believed that demonic entities within the body caused a blockage, so people caught diseases and life-threatening illnesses. Natural remedies and spiritual and religious prayer were, at one point, the only tools for healing.
As time evolved, the Egyptians began to establish the professions of doctors, medicine, and research. The wealthy population of Egyptian society found hobbies in studying, developing health care, and traveling the world to bring back innovative rituals to Egypt. However, eventually, something eerie became the most famous ritual …