Hippocrates of Cos or Hippokrates of Kos ( c. 460 BC – c. 370 BC) was an ancient Greek physician. He is referred to as the father of western medicine. He is first person to believe that diseases were caused naturally, not because of superstition and gods.
The ancient Greeks initially regarded illness as a divine punishment and healing as, quite literally, a gift from the gods. However, by the century BCE, there were attempts to identify the material causes.
The Burdock plant is related to the Dandelion and Echinacea family. The seeds, greens and roots were used by the ancient Greeks as a medicine to heal many common ailments. The root is mainly used in today’s Burdock health supplements. Very scary plant.
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Rosemary is an herb you might not even know you have in your garden. It has many health benefits and has been used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for its medicinal properties. Rosemary is excellent for regulating your blood pressure and for treating digestive problems, but it has also been used against heart disease Continue Reading