Common Salt: Its Use and Necessity for the Maintenance of Health and the Prevention of Disease

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Swan Sonneschein, 1898 - Health - 380 pages
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Page 230 - And he said, Bring me a new cruse, and put salt therein. And they brought it to him. And he went forth unto the spring of the waters, and cast salt therein, and said, Thus saith the LORD, I have healed these waters; there shall not be from thence any more death or miscarrying. So the waters were healed unto this day, according to the word of Elisha which he spake.
Page 272 - Da ward ein roter Leu, ein kühner Freier, Im lauen Bad der Lilie vermählt Und beide dann mit offnem Flammenfeuer Aus einem Brautgemach ins andere gequält. Erschien darauf mit bunten Farben Die Junge Königin im Glas, Hier war die Arzenei, die Patienten starben, Und niemand fragte, wer genas!
Page 325 - In a few weeks, however, she suddenly re-appeared among the herd, with ribs covered with flesh — eyes like a deer — skin sleek as a mole's — breath sweetly smelling of milk — saliva hanging in ringlets from her jaw ! Every day seemed to re-establish her health ; and the phenomenon was so striking, that the herdsman...
Page 178 - The first organic forms, whether plants or animals, emerged from the shallow parts of the sea.
Page 320 - European to see a child suck a piece of rock-salt as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen ; although, in the inland parts, the poorer class of inhabitants are so very rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say a man eats salt with his victuals is the same as saying he is a rich man.
Page 14 - The water has been yielded by the muscular fibre itself, and having dissolved the salt in immediate contact with it, and thereby lost the power of penetrating animal substances, it has on this account separated from the flesh. The water still retained by the flesh contains a proportionally small quantity of salt, having that degree of dilution at which a saline fluid is capable of penetrating animal substances. This property of animal tissues is taken advantage of in domestic economy for the purpose...
Page 324 - Once upon a time there was a heifer, with which everything in nature seemed to disagree. The more she ate, the thinner she grew — the more her mother licked her hide, the rougher and the more staring was her coat. Not a fly in the forest would bite her — never was she seen to chew the cud, but hide-bound, and melancholy, herhipH seemed actually to be protruding from her skin.
Page 319 - Saine, who says, in his prize-essay on salt, that it increases the fertility of the male and the fecundity of the female, and it doubles the power of nourishing the foetus. During the period of suckling, also, salt given to the mother renders the milk more abundant and more nutritious.
Page 19 - He hung a plate of glass between two evaporating houses, which were about 1200 paces distant from each other, and found in the morning, after the drying of the dew, that the glass was covered with crystals of salt on one or the other side, according to the direction of the wind. By...
Page 258 - Der Geist der Medizin ist leicht zu fassen; Ihr durchstudiert die groß' und kleine Welt, Um es am Ende gehn zu lassen, Wie's Gott gefällt.

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