A Treatise on the Internal Use of the Natural and Factitious Waters of Carlsbad, Marienbad, Ems, &c. &c

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S. Highley, 174, Fleet-street., 1824 - Balneology - 94 pages
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This is a useful review of German spas and how they were used for medicinal purposes at the start of the 19th century.

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Page 127 - Jurisprudence, p. 347, and that both terms are defined by the same words, unsoundness of mind. In the one case, this unsoundness of mind develops its existence in want of capacity to reason at all; or, at least, in a much less degree than the generality of mankind; while, in the other, there is, perhaps, greater acuteness, though upon false and fancied hypothesis, Chitty's Med. Jurisprudence, p. 348. Still, in both cases unsoundness of mind is the cause. The very origin of the word insane demonstrates...
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Page 118 - Kayserfranzensbrunnen (of which alone will here be the question) is a chalybeate abounding with carbonic acid, of a most efficacious kind. It differs from Pyrmont and Spa, in containing a great proportion of soda and Glauber's salt ; and is therefore ranked amongst the resolvent strengthening wells.
Page 120 - The iron, which, in chlorotic subjects, sometimes produces, in the course of a few weeks, so healthy an appearance, combined with feelings of...
Page 7 - ... and I have even frequently witnessed, that relief has been obtained in pains of the stomach from the use of the Sprudel wells.
Page 72 - ... at the age of puberty ; because the formative fluids, in consequence of neglect of education...
Page 72 - Chlorosis is generally considered as a nervous disorder, to which young females are liable...
Page 101 - STRUVE'S artificial mi* neral waters are remedies of the most efficacious kind, and perfect imitations of nature...
Page 149 - The different wells appear to have been known as far back as the time of...
Page 7 - Although not so refreshing to the taste as the chalybeates, these waters are still drunk with pleasure by the patients ; and notwithstanding they commonly operate as purgatives...

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