Illness Record of a Royalty in the King Rama V Reign Archive

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kumpon Malapin


The records about illness of the royalty often be just a short content in the chronicles that tell the symptom, cause and date of death. In contrast, the illness archive of unknown one of the royalty in the King Rama V reign indicate the complaint, also the medicine and food gave for treating each day, show using Thai medicine thoroughly. This article, therefore, study this manuscript by transliteration into nowaday Thai script and analyze in many points, which are the aspect of feces, medicine used, food recipe and integration of western medicine for Thai court physician, an analytical study of Thai pharmacopeia used to treat diseases.


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