• He had a guide who is named Fritz Von Toon and he spoke Sranan tongo which is the local language of Suriname. Fritz also spoke broken English. • They came upon a tree which is a member of the legume family with thick roots and Fritz said that the name of the tree is agrobigi which means it grows big. The bark is brewed into a tea and it is used to treat fevers.
While the mummification process in ancient Egypt was long and expensive, in Inca culture it was achieved by freeze-drying and was helped by the natural climate conditions. Egyptians used three steps of mummification process; scribe, cut, and embalm. Scribing is used to oversee the cutting of the body, the cutting process is used to make the incision, and embalming is the process of removing the internal organs and preparing the body. Before the body is laid to rest, an entombment cover would be set over the embalmed body. There also may have been a few layers of coffins into which the body would be put.
The ritual reformed habitually depending on the existing leader of the Aztecs and what year it was. The Aztecs thought that they allocated to their Gods whether it is a decent weather for farming or protection from outbreaks. A number of other divisions of these rituals would embrace sacrificing captives of conflict from opposing tribes and animals. This is
An article in the Jamaica Observer written by Maureen Minto (2015) stated, “The bitter principles in herbs are fast acting and stimulate cleansing responses from the stomach. When our bodies have these medicinal compounds in excess, it excretes them through the kidneys, lungs, colon and skin, leaving us in total wellness of mind, body and soul,” (“Why I Choose Herbal Medicine”, para. 9). In agreement with this an article written by Healing Waters Clinic and Herbs Shop (“How Herbs Work,” 2010) mentions that herbs work three (3) ways in traditional herbalism; detoxification, regulation (balancing) and tonification (building). Through these three methods herbs are able to heal the whole body regardless of the nature of the
Hoodoo is also a type of folk magic that commenced as a practice to seek guidance from their ancestors, more notably that ancestry is very important in Hoodoo especially for communicating. The difference is that while Witchcraft focuses on common aspects and problems, Hoodoo is what “...spiritual practice revolves around the natural power of the earth and its spirits and like America itself draws its influence from a wide-range of cultures,” (theconjureman) “...practices in that they held faith in the power of a spirit-world and its interconnectedness to this world through a medium of spirits, deities, and the spiritual power of natural materials like herbs, bones, roots, and minerals.” Rather than practicing on the practical, Hoodoo focuses on the spiritual side of folk
Pow-wowing includes some charms and incantations coming from the Middle Ages plus elements borrowed from the Jewish Qabala and Christian Bible. powwow which is folk magic and Folk magic is generally of a practical nature, meant to address the common ills of the community: healing the sick, bringing love or luck, driving away evil forces, finding lost items, bringing good harvests, granting fertility, reading omens and so on. Powwowing is the folk magic system as practiced by the Pennsylvania German culture for the past three hundred years, the chief purpose is used for healing and protecting and healing ailments in humans and animals." but it is also for protecting homes,bringing good luck,and reviling hidden objects. " Pow-wow" has been used for many centuries To keep evil out it is to protect you from the outside evil.
• Some believed that Hemorrhoids was caused by excess bile and phlegm but the Hippocratics treated it in advanced ways. Excision and cautery were described in the Hippocratic Corpus and ligating hemorrhoids and drying them using a hot iron preferred its methods. • Proctoscopy had concepts that outlined the Corpus that is still used. For instance, uses of rectal speculum ( common device in medicine) were discussed and the constitutes was early recorded as a reference to endoscopy. Hippocratic
HISTORY The development of dentistry during the 19th century in combination with the germ theory of disease had a direct effect on the practice of dentistry. Irrigation in 19th century Literature from this period mostly contained numerous empirically based recommendations for a variety of rinsing agents and medicaments, such as pulp extirpation under a pool of oil of eucalyptus and cloves was advocated, the rationale being that these oils would penetrate the canal as the nerve was removed. Arsenic was introduced by Shearjashub Spooner et al (1836)4 to destroy the nerves of the teeth without causing pain. However, some cases of fatal consequences were reported due to the use of Arsenic and daily dressing with thorough canal irrigation was
And so, they eventually formed and developed districts such as Orange Walk and Corozal. Furthermore, the Mennonites migrated from Europe to Mexico and Canada and eventually Belize. Their religious persecution pushed them from Europe and what pull them to Belize has the opportunity of land and for them to continue practiced their religion and way of life, undisturbed. All in all, each ethnic group that Belize is bless with and that form part of Belize’s melting pot of cultures, came because of different push and pull factors. Each bring their unique cultures and custom and continue practicing it here in
In Aztec culture, the patron of magic practitioners was Tezcatlipoca, whose name means “smoking mirror”, referred to devices used in the divinatory practice of scrying (Miller 2007pag??). Hallucinogens were also another source of divination, and are still widly used by diviners in Mexico (mIller 2007 pag) Also Asia had deeply rooted divinatory practices. Divination in ancient China was considered as a practice to “solve doubts”, and show how it was accepted or sanctioned according to the governing dynasty in charge.
The tonalpohualli (count of days) was the sacred almanac of the Mexicas. This ritual calendar was registered in the tonalamatl (book of days), a green-fold bark paper or deerskin codex from which a priest (called tonalpouque) cast horoscopes and predicated good and bad days of the cycle. both of the calendars are inter-relate in religion and ceremony, it 's the tonalpohualli that is considered the sacred calendar. The rituals were all divided up among the gods. his solar calendar was inseparable from the Sacred Round, or Sacred Almanac.
English Bodily Superiority as an Effect from Environment and Health Disease in colonial America reaffirmed the believed connection between the body and the environment and helped to shape a “racial definition of humanity in America.” The perceived links between environment and health explored in medical science in the early colonial period attributed to the development of the European settlers’ Anglo-American corporeal identity through the conceptualization of “seasoning” and its promotion of physical and divine superiority to that of the Native Americans. Early modern science during the colonial period depicted the idea of an individual’s health to be directly connected with their acclimation to the environment. Based on the Hippocratic theory of the four humors, medical science attributed the four elements of earth, air, fire, and water to be directly linked to the four bodily naturals of blood,
The reason why I found Christina’s presentation is very interesting is all the history of Voodoo she mentions and how it was formed and develop as of today. The names of the gods and goddess from Voodoo religion with good detail. Baron Samedi the deity of a Loa of the dead and the giver of life. Papa Legba the deity of the gatekeeper of the spiritual realm and the world of the living. She mentions
Hills were considered the “houses of rain gods” that controlled water, lightning, and thunder. “In Mesoamerican history and mythology… there existed and still persists today the belief in a supernatural being, the lord of nature, of mountains and valleys, of vegetation, of the rivers and springs that give life…” (Ortiz 2000:86). Their beliefs in turn shows the importance of ritual ceremonies and how important certain sacred places are.
The Aztec people solved many complicated problems. Some problems that needed to be solved called for inventions of the Aztecs. Some of these inventions include chanimpas, dikes, and calendars. Huitzilopochtli, an Aztec god, brought the Aztec people to a swampy area for a home. In conclusion, they made floating gardens called chanimpas.