Georgian Tradicional Medicine
The Georgian medicine has the most ancient roots. A known German naturalist and historian of medicine. Kurt Ioakhim Shprengel (1766 – 1833), in his five - languid works on a history of medicine of the peoples of the world opens by the chapter about the old Colchian medicine. Ancient Georgian doctors knew well both with medical and with poisoning properties of plants, animals and minerals. For example, Medea, a daugliter of king Aietes, the heroine of a legend about Atgonavts was the well – known doctor and connoisseur of poisons.
With her name the historians connect occurrence of a latin word medico (to cure, to treat) and a term "medicine". Many kings of Georgia and their citizens tested poisons on themselves, developing the immunity. In Georgia more than 2000 bock was engaged the vaccination of pox. There are data that Hipokrat himself traveled on the Black Sea coast on Colchian lowland. With the task of searching of traces of ancient medicine.