Applied Homoeopathy; Or, Specific Restorative Medicine

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Turner, 1871 - Homeopathy - 171 pages
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Page 11 - Force are but forms or manifestations of some one Central Force issuing from some one Fountain-head of Power. Sir John Herschel has not hesitated to say, that " it is but reasonable to regard the Force of Gravitation as the direct or indirect result of a Consciousness or a Will existing somewhere.
Page 11 - Convertibility of Forces, is already getting something like a firm hold of the idea that all kinds of force are but forms and manifestations of some one central Force, issuing from some one fountain-head of power.
Page 8 - ... would dash them against the Sun. The orbits, therefore, of the Planets, with all that depends upon them, are determined by the nice and perfect balance which is maintained between these two Forces ; and the ultimate fact of astronomical science is not the Law of Gravitation, but the adjustment between this law and others which are less known, so as to produce and maintain the existing Solar System.
Page 63 - One of the strongest indications for baptisia is, that in whatever position the patient lies, the parts rested upon feel sore and bruised.
Page 132 - Opium, in its crude state, every market-day, rolled into little sticks, in pennyworths and two-pennyworths. I have seen fen-farmers who were in the habit of buying Laudanum by the half-pint or even more, on every visit to their market-town. The habit is first commenced to allay the feeling of extreme lowness of spirits and bodily depression which affects the ague-stricken where intermittent fever is fully developed.
Page 13 - ... or development according as special organs are required for the discharge of special functions. Each new creation seems to have been a new application of these old materials. Each new house of life has been built on these old foundations. Among the many wonders of nature there is nothing more wonderful than this — the adaptability of the one Vertebrate Type to the infinite variety of life to which it serves as an organ and a home.
Page 125 - FROM suitable to the male than to the female sex ;" also, " it is particularly suitable if the symptoms are worse early in the morning, particularly if the patient wake at three o'clock in the morning, and then overwhelmed with ideas, fall again into a heavy sleep full of dreams, from which the patient wakes more weary than he was on lying down.
Page 98 - Jlush, often characterises the suppurative stage of abscess, and will mostly be relieved by the hepar. Hepar exerts, as we should expect from its pathogenesy, a very considerable effect on the glandular system, and especially on the liver. Those chronic states of engorgement of the liver inducing great abdominal distress, from their interference with the return of blood through the venae portae, are greatly benefited by a course of hepar sulph. I have generally given the 6th, a pilule two or three...
Page 14 - It is indeed wonderful to think that the feeble and sprawling paddles of a Newt, the ungainly flippers of a Seal, and the long leathery wings of a Bat, have all the same elements, bone for bone, with that human hand which is the supple instrument of Man's contrivance, and is alive, even to the finger-tips, with the power of expressing his Intellect and his Will.
Page 3 - That each cause of disease acts primarily or most powerfully upon certain tracts, parts, or organs of the body, the blood and other fluids, as well as the solids, being parts." 2nd. "That each medicinal drug, as a cause of disease, also acts upon certain tracts, parts, or organs of the body, solid or fluid." 3rd. " That in sickness the best remedy is a drug which acts upon the tracts, parts, or organs of the body invaded by the disease.

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