Vitamin C and Jacques Cartier
Vitamin C and Jacques Cartier are key factors in the seminal event where Western and Indigenous medicine collide. This event sparked 550 years of a unique relationship which sometimes includes incidents of Cartierism.
Klenner's paper describes several uses of vitamin C:
F. R. Klenner, M.D. showed that very large doses of vitamin C (between 500 to 900 mg per kilogram body weight per day) can cure hepatitis in two to four days (Smith, L. H., ed. Clinical Guide To The Use Of Vitamin C, Life Science Press, Tacoma Washington, 1988, pp 22-23).
African teaches smallpox vaccine practise to Westerners in 1699
Ignaz Semmelweis - Wikipedia
Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis was a Hungarian physician of ethnic-German ancestry, now known as an early pioneer of antiseptic procedures. Described as the ...
Born Semmelweis Ignác Fülöp
July 1, 1818
Buda, Kingdom of Hungary (now part of Budapest, Hungary)
Died August 13, 1865 (aged 47)
Fields: Obstetrics, surgeries
Known for: Introducing hand disinfection stand...