Delicate, Backward, Puny, and Stunted Children: Their Developmental Defects, and Physical, Mental, and Moral Peculiarities Considered as Ailments Amenable to Treatment by Medicines

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Homoeopathic Publishing Company, 1895 - Children - 164 pages

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Page 2 - A the before-mentioned measures, but is something quite different, viz., the use of specific homoeopathic, organopathic, and various other constitutional remedies systematically administered, so as to rectify the wrong underlying the said backwardnesses, to cure the diseased organs or parts, to rouse them medicinally from torpidity, or to cure the diseases of the individual as an entirety, or to get rid of the perverted or other morbid conditions due to hereditary diseases and taints, or to shocks,...
Page 89 - ... same thing applies to the question of the relative powers of girls and boys, and most of what is commonly said on this point is nothing but weak twaddle. Only the Almighty can make a New Woman. Put broadly, up to the age of puberty, the girl, all other things being equal, beats the boy ; with puberty the damsel throws away every month a vast amount of fluid power in the order of Nature. Let us call- this pelvic power.
Page 34 - Levico has a high reputation among health resorts for nervous and skin cases, favouring assimilation and increasing nutrition. Burnett is the only homoeopathic authority. He says " Levico in 5 to 10 drop doses is a valuable intercurrent help in grave cases where there is much debility, notably after the searching remedies such as Bacillinum.
Page 13 - A large soup-plate full of fine salad oil to be slightly warmed and standing near at hand. The babe to be held naked in the lap, and the whole of the oil very gently and very slowly and...

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