Crazy Medical Treatments From Olden Days

Snail Slime Medicine

5. Snail Slime Medicine

If you are someone who keeps up with skincare trends then you may have heard of the wonders snail essence can do for your skin – it has now become a core ingredient in many beauty creams!

From ancient Greece to the Middle Ages, snail mucus was used to relieve skin inflammation as well as other imperfections such as warts, lesions, etc owing to its ability to repair damaged tissues as well as enhance hydration.

That’s not all – ancient Greeks, as well as Romans, ate snails to treat gastrointestinal disorders as well as a sore throat. The snails would usually be boiled and eaten whole or be reduced to a pulp and then consumed.

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