What did the stuarts use as plague cures?
There really was no cure. The people during the time of the Stuarts thought that tobacco smoke would keep the plague away. They thought wearing lucky charms like dead frogs would cure the plague. Some prayed. Some used the sweat of the sick and the fluid of the sores to transfer to pigeons.
Antibiotics are most commonly used as treatment for the disease, and are effective in 85 percent of cases. If a person does develop the disease, early plague treatment offers the best chance for recovery. ----- There were no effective treatments during the Middle Ages. The first cures for bubonic plague (Black Death) were antibiotics discovered in the 20th century.
There are cures for the plague but back when it was thriving there was only old wives tales (like putting a toad/frog on the boils/buboes or like shaving a chicken and placing it's butt on the boil) they eventually started bricking up the windows and doors of those infected and it eventually died out. Another way of people curing the black plague was by whipping themselves. These people also went stark naked and ran through…
The plague is a big event in history. I'm as disorganized as a plague pit at the moment. The plague orginated in Europe. Here is the sentence: Can you use plague in a sentence? or I dont know how to use plague in a sentence. The plague hit many citizens in the Middle Ages and killed almost 2/5ths of the population. One sentence with the word plague is "The plague is a very contagious disease."
Because the plague could only be pervented by keeping up hygeine. Back then, people didn't bathe as often as they do now and were more prone to sickness and infection. So once the plague began to get out of hand, they searched for cures with these crazy methods and never considered hygeine because they were in such a panick
Some believed it was a punishment from God, some believed that foreigners or those who followed a different religion had poisoned the wells, and some thought that bad air was responsible; some thought the position of the planets had caused the plague. All these different beliefs led to some strange attempts at escaping the plague and some even stranger cures.
Doctors, scientists and biologists have found the cure for the Black Death. Antibiotics, paracetamol etc. We now have loads of cures for this. Back then, unfortunately, they didn't. People thought it was a punishment from God. So they did silly things to cure their buboes (because they were desperate).