These products are generally what are relied upon to preserve the acid-base equilibrium of the blood. It is, therefore, a practice to be strongly recommended to make one meal a day to consist solely of raw fruits.
A further element of nature cure practice is manipulative surgery which proves of inestimable value in sprains, dislocations, fractures, joint malfunctions, maladjustments of spinal vertebrae, foot deformities, wry neck, certain forms of paralysis, and even deafness.
The rubbing process scatters these poisons and assists in their better elimination, and banishes depression and weakness by quickening the circulation and stimulating the nervous system. “Calling modern medicine scientific does not make it any different from what it really is.
Certainly the optimism that is displayed about the omnipotence of Science and the inevitability of progress through it is rarely tempered by the warning of Goethe that everything which tends to free our spirit without giving us an increasing mastery over ourselves must be pernicious.
Heart disease and tuberculosis are intelligible diseases, usually painless and nearly always holding out to their victims an indefinite stretch of life if they live carefully; accordingly sufferers from either of them receive plenty of encouragement and are hopeful. The position with cancer is very different.
In some future and happier era I am confident that when the history of medicine is being written up, you will take a significant and honourable place in the line of the great healers. The horrible and hopeless precincts of the hospital set apart for this malady are lethal to numbers of individuals.