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Cud Applying Therapy, Skin Applying Therapy

Taking cud out immediately after slaughtering animals and applying it on an aching area is called cud applying therapy. In the beginning, it was one of the simple methods to treat illness that was commonly used. Gradually, it grew into an independent treatment method of traditional medicine. In the contemporary medical texts cud applying...

Medical care Reguiations Approved by Chinggis Khan

From 1206 to 1577 bone setting, healing injuries and wound care were common healing methods. Because of the necessity to cure battle injuries and injuries caused from daily physical work such as catching horses, breaking horses and wrestling, the healing methods were developed over time gaining new and different techniques and procedures. Thus we...

Introduction to Mongol Dhom

Introduction to Mongol Dhom
We have suggested splitting historical periodization of Traditional Mongolian Medicine into 6 periods based on our research results of recent years. Definition criterions for each period were formulized. Furthermore, studies of different period were deepened and periodization of Mongolian medical development. Origination of Mongol Dhom belongs to the first period named "The Initial period...

Food and Beverage

Hunnu, like any other nomads, consumed animal originated products. In addition, they did hunting, fishing and grew their food. Zhonghan Yue of Han dynasty who surrendered to the Hunnu wrote “Hunnu people eat meat, drink milk and make clothes from animal skin”. It was said that Hunnu milk and Airag are better than Chinese...

Pills of the Nomadic Hunnu

Huns lived in felt gers, consumed meat and dairy products from animals and made clothes from their skins. They moved following the grass and rivers. The name in a Chinese book is Lu Su Van. Lu has a meaning of ‘wet’ or ‘being outside and in the steppe’. Su means to exist and spend...
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“ALTANGEREL” Sutra (MAHAYANA), Chapter 24 on the “Healing of all Ailments”

The “Altangerel,” sutra has been passed down respected and regarded as a superior shrine to the Mongols, a translation of one of the Buddha’s teachings. About 1000 years ago the 21st, 29th, and 31st chapters of the “Altangerel,” sutra were translated into Chinese, Uigur, Tibetan and the Japanese languages in a brief and detailed...

Shatumusu and his “Experimented Prescription of Biligt Khulsan Tankhim

This is one of the biggest medicinal prescription creations of Yuan Dynasty. Chinese scholars appreciated Shatumusu, a Mongolian lord placed in Jang Chin Jung of Jangshi region during Yesuntumur Khaan’s (Taitin Khaan of Yuan Dynasty) period. Complete Writing of Four Foundations66 stated that Shatumusu or Shatimus is a Mongolian. During his assignment period in...

Restrictions for Pregnant Women.

On page 27 of the “Brief Practical Guide to Healthy Diet,” it was said that pregnant mothers must use “mind-food.” Of the entirely repent of reticence the main bodily strength will not be lost as slightly thinking flourishing candle in the front of chest as bright happiness, then to control their drinks will be...

Medical Art and Healling

Origin of the “Four Medical Tantras”

Some Mongolian and foreign scientists have made surveys on “Four Medical Tantras” and published their works about when it was written, who wrote it,...


Shamanism is the earliest religious practice in Mongolia. There has not been clear definition of shamanism whether it is religion. However, nowadays, it is...

The Origin of Moxibustion Treatment

During the 8th century C.E. the principal oriental medical book “Root Tantra” of “Four Medical Tantras” advocated to “heal khii (wind) using smear (to...

Obstetric Services in Ancient Mongolia

Ancient rock paintings, found in Mongolia give a glimpse into the life of the people, their struggles, their armaments and tools, in addition to...

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