CLINICAL EXPERIENCES WITH NATRUM MURIATICUM. Case histories found in our publications, together with my own experiences, have convinced me that no remedy deserves a thorough clinical study more than Natrum mur. In fact, even our best provings need supplementing by clinical observations, as it is these observations that enable us to eliminate the furtive element of arbitrariness from our prescribing.
VITAMINS NO. The nutritional chemist today resembles a man who studies a dynamo minutely in all its numerous parts and from all its possible angles except one, the one which is the most important and essential, the one which concerns the energy that makes the dynamo turn.
THE MM POTENCY AND MULTIPLE TOTALITIES. In spite of all ones personal experience with the remedies, gathered over many years of hard and tiresome work, it is not possible to distinguish between the different totalities in chronic cases without constant referring to the Materia Medica. To consult the repertories alone is insufficient.
VERATRUM VIRIDE. The sensory track of fibers from this same derangement encountered in the medulla, creates the very characteristic symptom of hyperaesthesia of the skin and of all the other tissues supplied by these fibers. Due to this symptom the information are very painful wherever they occur.
SUPPRESSION, ACUTE AND CHRONIC. Suppression explains why people who eat toxic foods crave toxic liquids. Gout is the pathological product of well-done meats. Coffee, tea, alcohols top the uric acids elimination and quiet down he uric acid symptoms. the secondary effects of these drinks in their turn cry for suppression which is established by well – done meats again,and so onion a circle.
REMEDIES RUN IN FAMILIES. The kind of cases as here reported make up psora. Heredity and dietetic inadequacies produce psoric constitutions. Accordingly, it is easy to understand why two or more members of the same family may need the same psoric remedy.
The modern studies of nutrition were started seventy years ago when Voit and Pettenkofer first published their experiments on metabolism. These experiments determined the now well known chemical composition of foods and the caloric requirements of the animal organism.