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4Sheep’s Liver Diagnosis

This is one of the weirdest medical treatments only to diagnose illness. No medical equipment, No blood test, and No X-ray examine, physicians in Mesopotamia relied on inspecting the livers of sacrificed sheep only for medical judgment of patient.

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Sheep’s Liver Diagnosis

5Arsenic, Bizarre Medicine in the Middle Ages

Arsenic, you may be well known about this poison but for centuries, Chinese called it as Pi Shuang, a traditional Chinese medicine. Arsenic was used as a key ingredient in many patent medicines and used to cure malaria and syphilis from the late 18th century until 1950s.Victorian women also used arsenic as traditional cosmetic.

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Arsenic, Traditional Chinese Medicine

6Hijama Therapy

This is most bizarre medical treatment in our list. Hijama therapy is combinational of two therapies, cupping and bloodletting used to treat several medical conditions like eczema, rheumatics, chronic pain and many other illnesses. During this treatment special cups are placed on the body where patient claims to have pain. These special cups are placed in such a way that the vacuum is sucked out, so that tightly seal cups can draw decayed blood from patient’s body.

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Hijama Therapy

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