Plain Talk to the Sick: With Directions for Homoeopathic Treatment and General Rules for the Preservation of Health. Also an Appendix on the Diseases of Women, Containing an Exposť of the Impositions Practiced Upon Innocent Sufferers by Men in High Places

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Pub. for the author, 1879 - Homeopathy - 212 pages
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Page 198 - And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered but rather grew worse, 27 When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched his garment.
Page 196 - Under the guise of surgery, the uterus has been subjected to a degree of malpractice which would not have been tolerated in any other portion of the body. Its cavity has been made, and is still made, the receptacle for agents so destructive that no conscientious man would employ them for the treatment ot disease in any other cavity of the body.
Page 117 - Inflammation of all parts of the respiratory apparatus is especially under its power, including croup, laryngitis, tracheitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, and pleuritis. In fact, to enumerate the diseases for which it is suitable would be to mention the acute inflammations of every possible organ and tissue in the body ; and if it be not for all of these the sole remedy, it is almost always useful, either previous to or in alternation with another remedy, which has perhaps a more specific relation to...
Page 38 - ... Lebanon, Conn., 1785; d. Saint Louis, 25 April 1853. He is principally noted for his discoveries regarding the laws of digestion and for his experiments upon the body of Alexis St. Martin. In 1822 Beaumont was stationed at Michillimackinac, Mich. On 6 June, St. Martin, a young man 18 years of age, in the service of the American Fur Company, was accidentally shot, receiving the whole charge of a musket in his left side, from a distance of about one yard, carrying with it portions of his clothing...
Page 135 - When in the beginning there is vomiting, epigastric pain, with throbbing of the coeliac trunk, and jaundice appears, death is certain." "In sudden remission with vomiting, black vomit is sure to appear, and when with great exhaustion, and irregular pulse, death is imminent.
Page 203 - Thus, by constantly causing the vessels to contract, and by resorting to every other means of lessening the supply of blood in the pelvis, we shall succeed eventually in securing a proper vascular tone. No plan of treatment could be more rational or appeal more forcibly to sound judgment. But, unfortunately, owing to a neglect of details, it is rare that the slightest benefit is derived from the use of...
Page 202 - The use of hot water vaginal injections is equally beneficial in all those conditions which constitute the various forms of disease in the female organs of generation, and which are amenable to any treatment other than a surgical procedure, and equally so whether the congestion is venous or arterial.
Page 159 - ... excitement; the ability of the patient to take active exercise without palpitation, or difficulty of breathing when not suffering from the disorder, and the intensity of mental anxiety and apprehension, are points which render it probable that the difficulty is purely functional. These points, however, are not conclusive. A positive diagnosis is to be based on the exclusion of lesions of structure, by the absence of the physical signs of the latter. If, on a careful examination of the chest,...
Page 196 - ... of the body. Its cavity has been and still is made the receptacle for agents so destructive, that no conscientious man would employ them for the treatment of disease in any other organ of the body, without a full appreciation of his responsibility. But I trust we have already passed the heroic age...
Page 138 - There is another fact of great importance in showing the superiority 2 of the homoeopathic treatment. Of the 4,056 fatal cases of yellow fever reported to the Board of Health, 2,344 of them (more than one-half), were children of 15 years and under. This is a most appalling fact, and one which was never noticed in any previous epidemic. Think of / it ! 57 per cent, of the victims were children ! / Now what is the homoeopathic record on this point?

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