An Abbreviated Therapy: The Biochemical Treatment of Disease

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F. E. Boericke, 1885 - Homeopathy - 94 pages
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Page 10 - Large doses of iron, given to cure chlorosis, disorder the stomach, pass off unused with the faeces, and in most cases leave the disease unaffected. Hydrochloric acid, when diluted a thousand-fold with water, dissolves with ease at the temperature of the body fibrin and gluten, and this solvent power does not increase, but diminishes, if the proportion of acid in the dilution be increased.
Page 9 - ... masses. The smallest picture which our eyes perceive proceeds from millions of waves of light ; a granule of salt that we are hardly able to taste contains myriads of groups of atoms which no sentient eye will ever view.
Page 7 - ... Sodium sulphate removes the water resulting from the oxidation of the organic substances of the body, in which are suspended or dissolved the mineral matters set free in the retrograde cell metamorphosis as well as the newly formed organic substances, such as urea, uric acid, etc. Disturbance of the function of the molecules of sodium sulphate may be followed, according to its duration or extent as well as its location, by a retarded removal of this water of oxidation and its dissolved or suspended...
Page 79 - ... baths in the spring. The parents were afraid that their daughter would not live to see the spring, and if she did, that she would not be fit to be removed. They, therefore, telegraphed requesting a visit from me. On the 6th of September last I saw the patient for the first time. I had known her formerly and was astonished to see, instead of the blooming, healthy girl she had been, a pale, emaciated figure whom I should not have recognized. During my presence she had an attack, her features were...
Page 26 - ... hawking of white mucus — Potassium chloride. Pains, vivid, shooting, stitching — intermittent and changing about — Magnesium phosphate. Pains, of pale, sensitive, irritable [excitable] persons — Potassium phosphate. Pains, fits of, with ensuing exhaustion — Potassium phosphate. Pains which are worse in a warm room, and in the evening ; better in the open, cool air — Potassium sulphate. Pains, accompanied by the appearance of small lumps, nodules the size of a pea, upon the scalp —...
Page 13 - ... in muscular debility, following acute diseases, myalgia, and wasting of muscular tissue, all dependent upon impaired innervation. Atrophic conditions in old people. In cases arising from rapid decomposition of the blood corpuscles and muscle juice...
Page 8 - ... Recklinghausen have led to its closer study and proven its fertile activity. That which formerly seemed only intended as a filling in, or protective covering, appears now as the matrix, in which the minute capillaries carry the plasma from the blood to the tissues and return the same to the blood vessels; and at the same time serves as one of the most important breeding places of young cells, which are capable of developing out of the embryonic latent forms to the most differentiated structures...
Page 6 - ... of muscle, nerve, brain and connective tissue. Cartilage and mucous cells have for their specific inorganic material Natr. mur., which occurs also in all solid and fluid parts of the body. Hair and the crystalline lens contain, among other inorganic substances, also Ferrum. The carbonates as such, are, according to Moleschott, without any influence in the process of cell formation. FORMATION OF TISSUE CELLS. The oxygen of the air upon reaching the tissues through the blood by means of the respiration,...
Page 38 - ... by heat, as in little children. Involuntary Micturition at Night. The first remedy to be given is Potassium phosphate. If, after using this remedy for some weeks, no cure is effected, the accompanying symptoms must be sought for, and another cellsalt chosen in accordance with those symptoms. Eczema. Diseases of the Skin. The remedies recommended for diseases of the mucous membrane are also suited to the diseases of the skin, viz : Potassium chloride, Calcium fluoride, Sodium chloride, Potassium...
Page 3 - MOLESCHOTT, Professor of Physiology in the University of Rome, says in his work Kreislauf des Lebens (the Cycle of Life) : " The structure and vitality of organs are dependent upon necessary amounts of inorganic constituents.

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