A Complete List of Mineral Waters, Foreign and Domestic, with Their Analysis, Uses and Sources

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F.A. Ringler & Company, 1882 - Mineral waters - 59 pages
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Page 53 - ... The mineral springs at Sharon gush out from the bed of a small brook, and from a steep, wooded slope on its margin. For more than half a century their healing virtues have been known, and parents often took their children, who were afflicted with cutaneous disorders, and dipped them in the waters. Upon the slope from which the fountains gush, a curious phenomenon is exhibited : within the space of a few rods are five different springs — chalybeate, white sulphur, red sulphur, magnesia, and...
Page 51 - Is universally acknowledged to be the best Chalybeate Water known. Where the blood requires Iron, this water supplies it in the best possible form for use. The assimilation is perfect. A grain of iron in this water is, in the opinion of a celebrated physician, " more potent than twenty grains exhibited according to the Pharmacopoeia.
Page 7 - The baths are employed for many chronic diseases, but their greatest reputation is in cutaneous diseases, scrofula, chronic rheumatism, and indolent gout. Of their great efficacy in many such cases, as well as in others of a different description, we have sufficient proof in actual experience; and this is a result that might be fairly expected from so powerful an agency as hot water, when applied in the manner it is applied here. Immersion in a fluid...
Page 22 - For ordinary aperient purposes, a half wineglassful may be taken at bed-time, or a wineglassful taken in the morning fasting. It is most efficacious when warmed to a temperature not below 60°, or when an equal quantity of hot water is added to it. SOLID Т-ГчГ BOTTLES £tt Is. 6d. £tm_ct Ss. And may be obtained of any Chemist or Patent Medicine Vendor in tlie United Kingdom and the Colonies. The 'Victoria' Natural Bitterwasser of Budapest, Hungary.
Page 36 - The action of these waters is tonic, aperient and cooling; they strengthen muscular action, and arc efficacious in diseases proceeding from weakness and relaxation of the tissues. Pyrmont is situated near the river Weser, four leagues from Hamelet, in Westphalia. It has six principal springs, all of the temperature of 55° Fahr. The Pyrmont springs contain, in one hundred pounds of the water, Crystallized muriate of soda, 122 grs. Muriate of magnesia, .... 134 Crystallized sulphate of soda, 547...
Page 52 - Its use is found to strengthen the tone of the stomach, and to increase the red particles in the blood, which, according to LIEBIG, perform an important part in respiration.
Page 51 - Brusa 8 THE END. CONGRESS AND EMPIRE Spring Waters of Saratoga ARE THE BEST OF ALL THE SARATOGA WATERS FOR THE USE OF PERSONS OF CONSTIPATED HABIT. They act promptly and pleasantly, without producing debility, and their effect is not weakened by continued use, as is the case with ordinary cathartics. At the same time, they are not too cathartic—a fault with some of our more drastic mineral waters—but sufficiently so for daily and healthful use, and not strong enough to produce reaction. Their...
Page 45 - Sulphate of potassa, 0.456 Sulphate of soda 0.560 Bicarbonate of lime 16.044 Bicarbonate of magnesia, . . 13.563 Bicarbonate of iron, 0.038 Bicarbonate of soda 1.261 Phosphate of soda, 0.032 Silica 0.722 Organic matter 1.616 " Alumina, trace Carbonic acid (?) ^5462" SUMMIT SODA SPRINGS, ALPINE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.
Page 47 - Nodosities of the Joints, Approaching and Actual Paralysis, Diabetes, Kidney Disease, Gravel," etc. Dr. JJ Moorman, resident Physician at the White Sulphur Springs, Professor of the Washington Medical University at Baltimore, and author of one of the best works on the use of Mineral Waters, writes : — '* That as a solvent of the...
Page 31 - ... fiscal year ; 28 firms have joined since. The finances of the society are based on the annual membership fees. The officers, except the secretary, all give their services free. The union has 46 principal agencies in Europe and 53 beyond seas. This year's catalogue is to consist of 15,000 copies, and is to be sent to all parts of the world. Every effort is being made, every energy is being employed, to extend the union's usefulness. It is not necessary to say success is certain ; in some cases...

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