The History of Leeches

Hirudotherapy - An Austrian History Lesson

Hirudotherapy - An Austrian History Lesson

Medical leeches - living medicines History of leech therapy The application of leeches is a very old therapy. The first written references can be found in the Ebers papyrus from the 16th...

Hirudotherapy - An Austrian History Lesson

Medical leeches - living medicines History of leech therapy The application of leeches is a very old therapy. The first written references can be found in the Ebers papyrus from the 16th...

Hirudotherapy in the past

Hirudotherapy in the past

Hirudotherapy or treatment with medical leeches, which dates back 2500 years, has been called "living healers" leeches. They were used to shed blood in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Babylon and throughout...

Hirudotherapy in the past

Hirudotherapy or treatment with medical leeches, which dates back 2500 years, has been called "living healers" leeches. They were used to shed blood in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Babylon and throughout...

What is Leech Therapy?

What is Leech Therapy?

Since ancient Egyptian times, leeches have been used in medicine to treat nervous system abnormalities, dental problems, skin diseases and infections.Today, they are mostly used in plastic surgery and other...

What is Leech Therapy?

Since ancient Egyptian times, leeches have been used in medicine to treat nervous system abnormalities, dental problems, skin diseases and infections.Today, they are mostly used in plastic surgery and other...