Medicines / Diseases. By: Emily Harver . Diseases. The main cause of disease was mostly from lack of hygiene. Typhoid was a disease that was spread from improper sanitation. “Black Death” was a disease carried by rats and was one of the biggest killers.
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By: Emily Harver
The “Black Death” was also known as the Bubonic plague. It was carried by fleas and transmitted from rats.
Malaria was spread by mosquitoes
Scurvy was from not eating right.
Elizabethan Doctors were covered head to foot, even wearing masks to prevent getting sick.
The Doctors wore long dark robes with pointed hoods, leather gloves, boots, and masks that looked like a birds beak which were filled with bergamot oil.
Amulets of dried blood and ground-up toads were worn at the waist. It was their custom to douse themselves with vinegar and chew angelica before approaching the patient.