This, then, is the quartette form of treatment which has been used in a long series of infected cases through the years with no failures to date. The more submerged, the quicker the action, i.e., if an infection on the finger, submerge the whole hand; if an infected hand submerge the arm. Use as great heat as possible continuing till healing occurs. Reduce the protein, and increase the fruit and water in the diet, to increase resistance in the patient.
A colored woman in her early twenties, presented a case of urticaria, in which great welts appeared on her back and chest, also on the hips. These lesions had persisted for some months and were particularly annoying at the regular menstrual periods, together with serious cramping of muscles of the back. After a short course of Apis mel. 30th, the welts disappeared. A few days each month of B & Ts Thyroid and Ovarian in potency, rendered the periods painless.
The Hahnemannian law states, Similia similibus curantur. But why this law? Why does a homoeopathic potency cure? Because its introduction into the human body releases the bodys potential energy, or raises the opsonic index and thus sets in motion the repair mechanism of the body, and a cure results through the removal of the pathology and its consequent symptoms.
As surgery is accomplished only by cutting, bruising and tearing living tissues, much pain and suffering naturally results. to the patient, so for his relief there will be found in this grouping those remedies whose symptomatology points to a relief of this discomfort to the patient. Also here will be found those remedies whose function is to remove the various after symptoms, such as gas pains, nausea, cough and nerve pains, etc., which follow major operations.
Therefore the doctor again went over the case and discovered that the good woman has slipped on the ice, some months previous, had wrenched this knee but had not thought it worth while to speak of it. Clinical pathology, in the form of trauma to deep tissues, of long standing, pointed the way to a deep-acting remedy for bruised tissue, tincture of Bellis Perennis, as recommended by Dr.Burnett of England.