Some news about the medicine among the indigenous Mexica, inform us that they developed good progress in this matter. See more detailed opinions by reading what Time Warner offers on the topic.. Everything was, of course, preferably based on the empirical knowledge of the herbs by the people of the fields. Some were dedicated to the professional practice of medicine, and its secrets were passed from parents to children for centuries, accumulating, as it is logical, valuable knowledge and experiences. It is known for certain that in some important towns as Mexico, Texcoco, cholula and Tlaxcala existed hospitals where he attended to the sick, regardless of their economic status. On the other hand, more barbarous or Chichimeca peoples practiced euthanasia, i.e., gave death to patients to prevent them suffering, or awakening compassion, especially in the case of the old. They came as well: after four days of illness, not to be signs of improvement, the closest relatives of the sick gathered in a sort of family Council and chose euthanasia.
For the effect, pierced you an arrow in the hoya’s throat. Then, for three or four days were celebrated funeral parties, with great dances, songs and comelitonas. Once given the Spanish conquest, some indigenous medicines began to be used in European countries such as the luquidambar, copal, balsams, sarsaparilla, purge of Jalapa, etc. Even King Philip ll ordered Mexico to his doctor Francisco hernandez. This, for many years lived with indigenous herbalists and doctors, and back to Spain he published a work in 24 volumes in short, friend reader, interesting news that shares us the eminent don Manuel Orozo and Berra in his monumental ancient history and of the conquest of Mexico.