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Old 06-26-2017, 06:13 PM
clairobscur clairobscur is offline
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Personally, if I was somehow sent back to an earlier era and seen by a physician (or a traditional healer) for some disease, I would probably pay attention to his advice, after asking him what exactly he was prescribing me, why and what it was supposed to do. If it wasn't something that is known bullshit (bleeding me, giving me mummy powder, regulating my humors) but rather something along the lines of a plant potion intended to, say, reduce an inflammation, I would give it a try, since I believe that they knew at least *some* things that could be *sometimes* useful.

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