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HIRUDOTHERAPY

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Valentina Garcia

on 11 September 2015

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Transcript of HIRUDOTHERAPY

Medical leeches
For the XIX century 42 million leeches were imported to France, 9 million to England and 27 million to Rusia
For the end of XIX century leech therapy was considered as ancient and painful therapy
A community long on tradition and sceptical of hospitals’ high cost keeps leech therapy alive, despite health controversy
LOOSES POPULARITY
BENEFITS
FRANCE, ENGLAND AND RUSIA
100.000 Leeches used anually
2.000 Leeches used anually
Multireligion
Leech therapy
3.500 years BC
Purification
INDIAN HISTORY
15 Leeches for 125 euros
Natural pharmacological laboratory
How does it works?
You use 10-13 Leeches until they fall off during aproximately 40 min.
What does they do?
Secretation of blood
HIRUDOTHERAPY
The guardian
Effective for:
-Inflammatory problems
-Use as morphine
-Gastrointestinal problems (Hepatitis,stomach ulcers,between others)
-Skin problems (Herpes)
-Eyes problems (Glaucoma)
-Brain problems
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