The General Practice of Physic: Extracted Chiefly from the Writings of the Most Celebrated Practical Physicians, and the Medical Essays, Transactions, Journals, and Literary Correspondence of the Learned Societies in Europe : to which is Prefixed, an Introduction, Containing the Distinction of Similar Diseases, the Use of the Non-naturals, an Account of the Pulse, the Consent of the Nervous Parts, and a Sketch of the Animal Œconomy, Volume 2

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J. Newbery, 1765 - Medicine
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Page 156 - This generally will cure, but, if the Patient finds no Relief in an Hour after, you may give another spoonful, which never fails. If the Roots are dried, they must be moistened with a little Water.
Page 160 - Hoare-hound, fresh or dried, three Ounces; boil them together in two Quarts of Water to one Quart, and strain it; of this Decoction let the Patient take one third Part three Mornings fasting successively, from which if he finds any Relief, it must be continued till he is perfectly recovered. On the Contrary, if he finds no Alteration after the third Dose...
Page 160 - ... and inclination to vomit, profuse sweats (which prove always serviceable), slimy stools, both when costive and loose, the face of a pale and yellow colour...
Page 160 - Pain of the Breaft, Difficulty of Breathing, a Load at the Pit of the Stomach, an irregular Pulfe, burning and violent Pains of the Vifcera above and below the...
Page 161 - Take of the roots of goldenrod, six ounces or in summer, two large handfuls of the roots and branches together, and boil them in two quarts of water to one quart, to which also may be added, a little...
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