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Medieval treatment for fainting. Historical artwork shows how to revive a fainting upper-class lady in the 13th century. The treatment involves warmth from a fire, ammonia inhaled from a heated feather, cold water, and prayer (from the tonsured monk). Illustration from a medical manuscript dated about 1250 AD.
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