What did bloodletters do with the blood they let?
April 6, 2014 3:03 PM Subscribe
What did the bloodletters of olden times do with the blood they collected? Presumably it was disposed of, but how?
posted by Perodicticus potto to Society & Culture (2 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
A friend asked me this today, and I realised I had no idea. I've found detailed descriptions of pretty much every part of the bloodletting process except this one.