Conditions and Diseases

What were 5 diseases medicines and treatments in the new world during the 1700s?

212223

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2006-07-30 09:11:59
2006-07-30 09:11:59

1. Whooping Cough. Treated with Sarsaparilla roots by the Penobcot indians. Roots were boiled and tea was sipped. 2. Mecury Chloride aka "Calomel". Was used to "clean" patient from toxins or poisoning by causing bloody stool, vomiting, excessive salivation. 3.Peruvian Bark aka "Chincona" Boiled as a tea to treat fevers. 4. Onions. Boiled;steamed near patient or placed by patients bed to treat colds. 5. Blood-letting Used to get rid of "bad" blood containing yellow fever or various "other" contaminates.

1
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0

Related Questions

User Avatar

The 5 diseases,medicines,and treatments used in the 1700's and the mortality rate for early settlers is 0.

User Avatar

Ten diseases were part of a series of plagues. Those diseases were the yellow fever, black death - bubonic plague, malaria, scarlet fever, typhus ( typhoid ), influenza, small pox, tuberculosis, and measles.

User Avatar

One medicine that was developed in the 1700s was a vaccine for a smallpox. Some other medicine or cure that came about in the 1700s were that fruit would prevent scurvy, a treatment for dropsy's was found, and anesthetic is discovered. A surgery for appendectomy was performed during the 1700s.

User Avatar

Most of the medicines we have today weren't invented in the 1700s and 1800s. Generally speaking, the only way to stop the spread of infectious diseases was by quarantining the infected individuals.

User Avatar

What was currency in Britain during the 1700s?

User Avatar

some of the diseases were, scurvy, small pox, tuberculosis :)

User Avatar

exercise or diet (eating lemons and oranges)

User Avatar

The Anglican Church was the official church of England during the 1700s.

User Avatar

Pope Clement XI was the Pope sometime during the 1700s.

User Avatar

Alcohol was a common ingredient in medicines in the 1700s (as it still is today).

User Avatar

Just like nowadays, they thought they would work.

User Avatar

Smallpox, Yellow Fever, Typhoid, Malaria, and Cholera

User Avatar

The main diseases in the 1700s were Smallpox, Typhus, Typhoid, Dysentery, Scarlet Fever, Influenza, Yellow Fever, Diphtheria, and Malaria.

User Avatar

Wisconsin was in the French territory in 1750.

User Avatar

Some of the sicknesses in the 16 century (1700-1799) were: Influenza, Whooping Cough, Typhiod, Tuberculosis, Yellow Fever, Black Plague, and Smallpox.

User Avatar

because the 1700s methods is the powering of the machines

User Avatar

new England was were people from England settled in during the 1700s.

User Avatar

Chinese governement allowed trade during the 1700s. European merchants began to bring opium into China during the late 1700s.

User Avatar

In the United States, during the late 1700s, the founding fathers will just starting to establish a governmental system with a constitution

User Avatar

who ruled russia during 1700

User Avatar

During the 1700s, walking was the main type of transportation. But there are also horses and carriages that only rich people can afford.


Copyright ยฉ 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.