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Title: Maggie Eisner Samar Shefta


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Maggie EisnerSamar Shefta
  • Culture and Health

2
Question 1
  • Which countrys culture locates the spirit in a
    space in the thorax, or kokoro?
  • China
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Vietnam

3
Question 2
  • In which culture were a combination of drugs,
    known as fang, prescribed to combat disease
    thought to be caused by angered spirits?
  • Ancient Egyptian
  • Ancient Chinese
  • Ancient Greek
  • Amazonian

4
Question 3
  • Humoural theory was systemised in Ancient Greece
    and was central to the teachings of Hippocrates.
    Name the four humours?

5
Question 4
  • In Ancient Greece, many healers only prescribed
    medicine after invoking the God of Healing. What
    was his name?
  • Apollo
  • Asklepios
  • Chiron
  • Hermes

6
Question 5
  • In the year 400AD, which religions laws refused
    to acknowledge a community that lacked a doctor?

7
Question 6
  • Which two cities had the worlds most advanced
    hospitals during the years 800 900?
  • Baghdad
  • Cairo
  • New York
  • London

8
Question 7
  • According to the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and
    Coptic Christian Churches, St Apollonia was the
    patron saint of which ailment?
  • Dysmenorrhoea
  • Toothache
  • Migraine
  • Visual disturbance

9
Question 8
  • The shrine of St Anthony was visited by pilgrims
    seeking a cure for St Anthonys Fire. What is
    this condition known as today?
  • Eczema
  • Erysipelas
  • Psoriasis
  • Pityriasis

10
Question 9
  • The temple of Mira Datar, a Sufi Muslim shrine in
    India, is believed to help those with what type
    of illness?
  • Mental health
  • Cancer
  • Respiratory problems
  • Reproductive problems

11
Question 10
  • How many basic pulses are there in traditional
    Chinese medicine?
  • 1
  • 2
  • 7
  • 12

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Question 11
  • Which medical practitioners interpret the
    rhythmic pattern of a patients pulse as an
    indication of the balance of the three doshas?
  • African
  • Ayurvedic
  • Homeopathic
  • Unani Tibb

13
Question 12
  • In modern India, the government supports
    different medical traditions (which is unusual!).
    Name two of the traditions supported?

14
Question 13
  • The National Institute of Medical Herbalists was
    founded in the UK in 1843. How many herbal
    practitioners does it represent today?
  • gt50
  • gt100
  • gt500
  • gt1000

15
Question 14
  • Which type of traditional medicine does the WHO
    rank as the most popular in Western Europe today?
  • Herbal medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Acupressure
  • Hydrotherapy

16
Question 15
  • In which continent is traditional medicine, such
    as divination, used by 80 of the population?
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • South America
  • Australasia

17
Question 16
  • Which physical therapy do many tribes in Africa
    use as a cure for colds and other common
    illnesses?

18
Question 17
  • In China, what is liquorice root NOT used for?
  • Hepatitis
  • Duodenal ulcer
  • Sore throat
  • Muscle spasms

19
Question 18
  • Acupuncture is based upon the theory of energy
    flow through meridians. How many meridians are
    there believed to be?
  • 4
  • 7
  • 10
  • 14

20
Question 19
  • Ginger root is commonly used as a remedy in Asian
    cultures. Name three symptoms / conditions it is
    used for?

21
Question 20
  • According to Chinese culture, what is ginseng
    believed to balance within a persons being?

22
Question 21
  • What is the name given to the popular martial art
    used in China as preventative medicine, usually
    early in the morning?

23
Question 22
  • The leaves or sap of the Akapulko shrub is used
    in the treatment of which common infection in the
    Philippines?
  • Pneumonia
  • Ringworm
  • Folliculitis
  • Gastroenteritis

24
Question 23
  • Which Filipino fruit is often used as a home
    remedy for hypertension?
  • Sour plum
  • Bitter melon
  • Papaya
  • Avocado

25
Question 24
  • What practice is common in the Catholic Church to
    heal a persons body and soul?

26
Question 25
  • Noni juice, made from the Indian mulberry, can be
    used to treat all but which of these conditions,
    according to Hawaiian culture?
  • Gastric ulcers
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Hypertension

27
Question 26
  • What is the name given to the
  • systematic form of touch
  • healing that originated in
  • Japan?

28
Question 27
  • Some Middle Eastern cultures have remedies based
    on the principle of balancing warm and cold. Aab
    Nabaat is a remedy for upset stomachs, but what
    is it?
  • Salt and water
  • Rock candy and water
  • Lemon and water
  • Aspirin and water

29
Question 28
  • Does it take longer to train as a doctor or a
    herbalist / healer according to Native American
    culture?

30
Question 29
  • This plant is used in the treatment of altitude
    sickness and fatigue in South America. It is also
    commonly used in processed foods around the
    world. What is it called?

31
Question 30
  • Which creatures are still sold in the animal
    markets of Istanbul as a cure for snake bites?

32
Question 31
  • In Western culture, apart from cryotherapy and
    medications, name another treatment for warts?

33
Question 32
  • In Mexican culture, what do they often use to try
    and eliminate facial acne?
  • Lemon
  • Orange
  • Lime
  • Grapefruit

34
Question 33
  • Extracts from this plant are commonly used in the
    treatment of skin conditions and was first
    discovered in Egypt. What is it called?

35
Question 34
  • According to Persian culture, the juice of which
    fruit can alleviate the symptoms of migraine?
  • Peach
  • Grape
  • Mango
  • Watermelon

36
Question 35
  • In traditional Korean culture, honey and salt can
    be used to cure what?
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence

37
Answers - 1
  • Japan
  • ? Difficulties in removing organs from
    brain-dead donors

38
Answers - 2
  • Ancient Chinese culture

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Answers - 3
  • Blood
  • Phlegm
  • Black bile
  • Yellow bile

40
Answers - 4
  • Asklepios

41
Answers 5
  • Jewish culture

42
Answers - 6
  • Baghdad
  • Cairo

43
Answers - 7
  • Toothache

44
Answers - 8
  • Erysipelas

45
Answers - 9
  • Mental health problems

46
Answers - 10
  • 12
  • Six on each wrist
  • Each linked to different organs

47
Answers - 11
  • Ayurvedic
  • The learned physician should read the happiness
    and misery of the body by feeling the pulse at
    the root of the thumb, which stands as the
    witness of the soul.

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Answers - 12
  • Biomedicine
  • Ayurveda
  • Yoga
  • Naturopathy
  • Unani Tibb
  • Siddha
  • Homeopathy

49
Answers - 13
  • gt500
  • Figure actually likely to be more than 700

50
Answers - 14
  • Herbal Medicine

51
Answers - 15
  • Africa

52
Answers - 16
  • Dance
  • Illness believed to be caused by an unknown
    ailment / spirit within them ? sweat out / forced
    out by movement

53
Answers - 17
  • Duodenal ulcer

54
Answers - 18
  • 14

55
Answers - 19
  • Aids digestion
  • Restores appetite
  • Regulates menstruation
  • Stimulates sexual desire
  • Cures colds
  • Liver ailments
  • Nausea
  • Anaemia
  • Rheumatism
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Jaundice
  • Tetanus
  • leprosy

56
Answers - 20
  • Yin and Yang / spiritual being

57
Answers - 21
  • Tai Chi

58
Answers - 22
  • Ringworm

59
Answers - 23
  • Bitter melon (Momordica charantia)

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Answers - 24
  • The Sacrament of Anointing the Sick
  • Believed to have five major effects
  • Uniting of the sick to the passion of Christ
  • Strengthen the sick so that they can endure their
    suffering
  • Forgiveness of sins
  • Restoration of health
  • Preparation for passing over into the afterlife

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Answers - 25
  • Asthma
  • The kalo plant can be used in asthma management

62
Answers - 26
  • Reiki

63
Answers - 27
  • Rock candy in water

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Answers - 28
  • Herbalist / healer
  • Selected at young age ? apprentice till middle
    age ? take over as healer

65
Answers - 29
  • Cocoa plant

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Answers - 30
  • Leeches

67
Answers - 31
  • Morning spit!

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Answers - 32
  • Lemon
  • Cut fresh lemon in half ? rub across face ? rub
    onto a limb in order to transfer acne to less
    visible area

69
Answers - 33
  • Aloe vera

70
Answers - 34
  • Grape
  • The story of King Jamshed and his wife

71
Answers - 35
  • Constipation

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Total Score
  • 42

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References
  • zappisearch.com
  • Flickr.com
  • www.sciencemuseum.org.uk
  • www.ingenious.org.uk
  • http//en.wikibooks.org
  • www.sacredearth.com
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