In this article we will touch on delicate topics. How was life in the middle Ages? Looked like a cozy place and related procedures? About it in our today’s collection…
The toilet, in the form in which we know him today was invented only in 1590. This need celebrating in pots, the contents of which are simply poured in the window.
At the end of the 15th century Europe has been swept by an epidemic of syphilis. From this sore suffered all the countries of the Old world, and they come up with Aesculapius, hoping to protect themselves from adversity, but only in the 17th century the Earl of Condom invented the condom. Then he was made of sheep’s intestines soaked in oil.
In an attempt to get rid of the girl fetus abortion all that falls under the hand: knitting needle, a metal wire hanger with the spindle. Also used tincture of the poisonous herbs. No good, as you know, is not caused.
Tongs, shells, flint knives, clay and wax, burning fire, burning with infusion of herbs — that not only were our ancestors, to deprive parasitic insects of the housing and not allow the enemy to grab at his beard.
In Ancient Egypt it was used the swabs from a wooden rod, covered with papyrus in Ancient Rome — Krylatskoe to lingerie strips of cotton. In medieval Europe women used cloth bandage, prykolota to the waist of the skirt. Until the twentieth century. the problem was solved cloth reusable.
Means for care of teeth
In Europe, a long time brushing your teeth was considered a bit pathetic and indecent occupation, but after the treatise on “dental worms” of the 17th century, people were frightened. In 1780 there was established the serial production of brushes.
Spirits were invented in Europe in order to score the omnipresent smell of dirty human bodies. Because, as we know, to bathe in the middle ages, people preferred only twice — after birth and before the wedding. Modern deodorant was invented in 1880 in the United States.