After having for more than forty years abstained from Fish, Flesh and Fowl, and more and more from the products of the animal kingdom, such as eggs, milk, butter and cheese, I unhesitatingly state that the longer I live the fitter I become, and the more I enjoy perfect health. Those who desire to regain lost health and to become fit must first digest their food properly.
Hints from any one or more prominent symptoms may lead in this manner to a remedy which would be found in no other way. Osmium.– Violent supra and infra orbital neuralgia with lachrymation. Green colours surround light. The picture of acute glaucoma with dim sight, intra-ocular tension and photophobia.
Further the heart should be given some support, by a suitable tonic. In immediate reply I asked the lady to give the animal as much water to drink as she liked and to feed her on the minimum of raw meat and nothing else. I sent her at the same time a box of Crataegus, mother tincture tablets, one to be given every two hours.
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Orthodox medicine experiments on animals and then on patients, frequently with disastrous results, because animals react differently from men. Hahnemann, seeing the faultiness of this procedure, experimented on himself with complete unselfishness and at the risk of injuring himself.
“There can be no doubt, said the British Medical Journal, in a leading article last year, “but that this newer knowledge of nutrition has placed in the hands of our profession a potent weapon against disease –a potent instrument in the promotion of physical efficiency and well-being.
Dental decay, pyorrhoea, adenoids, septic tonsils, gastric and duodenal ulcers, appendicitis, cancer of the stomach and bowels, and many other diseases of the alimentary tract which decimate the civilized, are quite unknown among the uncivilized and amongst savages.
Doubtless time will solve the problem and furnish the remedy, finely adjusted to the malady. But treatment to be successful in and by itself must be polyphasic. The foregoing remedial measures are for the most part open to the fundamental criticism of being single remedies which are in process of adjustment to a polyphasic malady.
Though awake she kept silent. Similarly when questioned for the second time there was no answer. To my third question she answered in a snappish way, “Dont talk to me.” So thee was aversion to talk and snappish reply. Nowadays I usually begin treatment of Chamomilla cases with the thirtieth potency of the drug and I think with better results.
Remedy changed to Rhus tox. 3x for one month. On April 7th patient called; no pain in last month– swelling gone and both feet and hands absolutely flexible. The feet so flexible that I discontinued further treatment lest there be some trouble in the opposite direction to that which existed primarily. This is, naturally, may real pet case to date.
People did not wish to employ him because of his appearance. He was tall, thin, complained about icy feet with a wet stocking sensation, had always been constipated. He perspired heavily either from weakness or owing to a tuberculous tendency, had a sinking feeling at 11 in the morning, felt best in hot weather and was very tidy.
“Personally we are not obsessed with this oatmeal bogey, as, after all, rats–not humans– were the subjects of observation. Do not let us forget that humans are not rodents, and even so that the changes in their teeth are probably not quite the same as those found in dental caries in the human subject.
Fasting has been practise as a routine health measure in the oldest times. Fasting was imposed nominally for religious purposes in many religious of the past, but the purpose was really sanitary, as were the Mosaic health-laws, the quarantine of the Jews imposed upon the sick with infectious diseases, circumcision, etc.