When The Medicine Is Another Person

From “Joe Scott”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

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Medical cannibalism is the practice of treating diseases by consuming human remains. It’s… gross. And weird. But also, it’s fairly common all around the world, has a long and weird history, and you might have done it yourself.
A content warning may be necessary if you are squeamish about these kinds of things.

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TIMESTAMPS:
0:00 – Intro
3:44 – History of Cannibalism
5:50 – Medical Cannibalism
7:19 – Practices
9:45 – Remnants of Corpse Medicine
14:02 – Sponsor – Brilliant
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