They’re actually making some breakthroughs by reviewing the old manuscripts. While some remedies were junk, others did work to a degree.
1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy kills MRSA
The ancients probably didn’t have to worry about filling out forms on human subject testing safety!
I can see it now.
Oh Thutmose bring me another slave, the crocodile ate this one!
Note in research diary: “Does not work if dung still in crocodile! Next will try dung left behind by crocodile!”