THE HOME MEDICINE CHEST. ANOTHER very important remedy to add to the medicine chest is Pulsatilla. It is a medicine whose sphere of action chiefly concerns women and girls, yet it is sometimes indicated for the male sex. The type of female for whom the remedy is so often chosen is that known as the “tearful blonde.”
FOOD AND HEALTH. EVERY stockbreeder is aware that the health and strength of his animals depend principally on their nutrition, and that so-called “scientific foods” are a delusion and a snare.Tinned vegetables and fruit are as objectionable as are tinned meats, although they may be tasty.
IRIS DIAGNOSIS. It is possible for organs or parts of the body which are diseased or injured to spread their signs beyond their ordinary limits, over places where other healthy organs or parts have their corresponding nerves. If the iris is one unbroken blue, the owner is a perfectly healthy person who has never suffered from any illness, poisons or accidents.
THE REFORM OF THE HEALING ART. TWO years ago the great surgeon, August Bier, wrote significantly in the Munch. Med. Woch: “I am a practicing physician and a professor of surgery,” in justification of the fact that he had occupied himself with homoeopathy and the medicinal treatment of disease, for which he had been blamed.
Dr BACHS TWELVE REMEDIES FROM A LAY POINT OF VIEW. WITH these remedies it is possible for many to help themselves and others in times of sickness, and to keep their health without fear of relapse for, instead of requiring a trained knowledge of disease.
THE STORY OF MEISSONIERS DOG. whose valuable dog which had been given to him by his great friend Dumas was struck with paralysis in its hind quarters; it had also its neck twisted.
The number of years which have elapsed is not a reliable indication of the age, because one man may be old at forty-five while another may be young at sixty. It is easier for a poor man to reach a hundred than it is for a rich man.
Of all the ophidian family, Lachesis is oftener used, many have prescribed Lachesis and seen wonderful, aye marvellous results from its use. Good in laryngeal cases when the patient grasps the throat, with raw feeling in upper part of trachea.
NEW HEARTS FOR OLD HOW I GREW A NEW HEART. WHEN I was twenty-two I received simultaneously two communications by post. One, from an Insurance Company, was a printed notice to the effe…