Plastic – Susruta, famed Hindu surgeon, is depicted Surgey the home of a noble of ancient India, about to begin an in operation. The patient, drugged with wine, is steadied by friends and relatives as the great surgeon sets about fashioning an artificial ear lobe. He will use a section of flesh to be cut from the patient’s cheek; it will be attached to the stump of the mutilated organ, treated with homeostatic powders, and bandaged. Details of this procedure, and of Susruta’s surgical instruments, are to be found in the Susruta- otoplastic , samhita on surgery. (Source: dodd.cmcvellore.ac.in) ancient Indian text
Indian inventions and discoveries have been instrumental in shaping the face of the current modern world. We picked up 20 such interesting findings out of a whole bunch that will make you go, “I didn’t know that”.
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Top 5 Things Invented or Discovered By Ancient Indians (pentagist.com)