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Video: Testing Crazy Medieval Treatments

VIDEO: Testing Crazy Medieval Treatments
10/10/2018 15:00 23.6K 740 1.2M

We're bringing back the craziest medieval treatments we could find, and testing how they would handle today's messes.  GMM #1397

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Comments (2,764)
  • JustNash

    +Naruchan101 Just a mere flesh wound

  • JustNash

    +Elijah McKible How do you have coconuts? This is a temperate zone!!


    I be a Knight, thou shall not worry... I bite (:

  • Josh Conn
    Josh Conn

    "Umm... skip down a bit, Brother Maynard."

  • Josh Conn
    Josh Conn

    Are you suggesting that coconuts migrate????

  • beastman93

    +Randy Robinson - Blue. No, yellow! AAAAHHHHHHH!

  • Trina D
    Trina D

    I fart in your general direction 😂

  • Grand Admiral Thrawn
    Grand Admiral Thrawn

    Suggest everyone goes back and watch "Locked in a sensory deprivation tank" you're going to thank me, I also believe GMM should revisit again see of they have any new perspective

  • Kel MarE
    Kel MarE


  • Feffnirsbane

    thats Coal not ashes, ashes are white. and ashes makes soap, oh and most people that survived childhood became 70 - 80

  • Monkey Bubbles
    Monkey Bubbles

    Gotta love how they used activated charcoal to “blacken” their teeth... but activated charcoal is actually a teeth whitener by itself! 😂😂😂😂 I use it every day instead of bleaching my teeth. It whitens then TREMENDOUSLY!!! My teeth are about 5 shades whiter than they were before I started brushing with charcoal. It HAS to be ACTIVATED CHARCOAL though. Not just regular charcoal.

  • Nissa S.
    Nissa S.

    When they said ashes I thought they meant human ashes...

  • Kayla Palmer
    Kayla Palmer

    I don't know whether to be more disturbed by the fact that they put cat poop and vinegar on his arm, or that they peed in a jar... Only after the crew wouldn't.

  • FallenAngel 69
    FallenAngel 69

    I can honestly say I'm a pharmacy technician and yes I have used a mortar and pestle

  • Thea U.
    Thea U.

    This further proves that there is nothing that rhett and link won't do for a video

  • Maj. Problem
    Maj. Problem

    They actually used "stale" urine where they let the water in the pee evaporate. By doing this it left the ammonia which was the actual stain removing agent. You guys just used fresh urine so the ammonia is way less concentrated :)

  • Nikolas Angle
    Nikolas Angle

    Ashes contain lye. A strong soap. Urine contains ammonia a strong cleaner as well

  • Looney VIK
    Looney VIK

    You guys should try re create medieval foods or dishes and guess which country or year it is

  • jerk face
    jerk face

    I was kinda hoping they were gonna put leeches on themselves but this is also ok

  • I am just a mom doing the best I can
    I am just a mom doing the best I can

    They also chewed mint leaves. The hair line was plucked too but the paste was put on at night and left on all night under a swath bandage of gause or linen. If the hair didn't come off in clean lines they plucked with a split stick. This is so funny to watch. I loved reading and learning about the past and old practices but never thought I'd see someone TRY them! Thank you guys! Ashes and urine was also used to tan leather or to work into walking stones to crub them clean. You need white ash for clothes or you can stain the garments. Urin was used for many things and could sold. Hens the turm "piss poor."

  • Mykaela Paradis
    Mykaela Paradis

    The whole time Rhett is trying to get Link to put the cat poop on his arm saying "all the hot ladies did it in medieval times" I'm thinking "ya, those same women also put f'ing lead on their faces!"

  • Daisy Moore
    Daisy Moore

    This is hilarious. I actually worked at Medieval Times.

  • Віка Г.
    Віка Г.

    There's a reason why people didn't really use white fabric for their outer clothing