This month's expert is Seamus O'Caellaigh, author of "Pustules, Pestilence and Pain". He's speaking to us about the kinds of treatments that would have been used in the Tudor Court and setting them in reference to modern day treatments. Were these treatments helpful or downright dangerous?
What a brilliant subject to talk about it had me hooked from the beginning. I have your book in my Amazon basket methinks I should buy it sooner rather then later.
Thanks! I love the topic! It’s so much fun!
The leg might have been better treated with just the rose and marshmallows which both have anti inflammatory properties and honey soaked into the wound as this is antibiotic and it cleaned and drained. The leads certainly didn’t help. Today a fistula would not be closed until everything had healed.
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