10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Mayans

10. Amazing Grasp on Medicine

Ancient healing techniques are making a great resurgence today, and a lot of these “alternative” medical practices are sourced directly from the Maya. Within the vastness of the Mayan medical philosophy (which included chia seeds and lots of chocolate as a dietary staple) the most important idea was that the health of the body was correlated to the health of the soul. The Mayans incorporated acupuncture, massage and prayer into their healings. While all that may seem like a flaccid process compared to the scientific methods we use today, modern research has shown that physical health can indeed be significantly related to emotional health.
10. Amazing Grasp on Medicine