CONSTIPATION and civilization go hand in hand. In fact it may be said that constipation is a disease of civilization and it is an exceedingly serious disease, for chronic constipation leads to self-poisoning, leads to the fouling of the blood stream and thereby causes innumerable diseases, and aggravates every disease known to medical science.
“We have converted millions of people in India to Homeopathy, and I venture to assert that there are more convinced homeopaths in India than in all the other countries of the world combined.” That assertion is quite true.India has not only a large body of homeopathic practitioners but a number of important teaching institutions.
The formation of tuberculous centre in the body is always preceded by a general weakening, which leaves a resistance insufficient to hold in check the tubercle bacilli which the majority of human beings harbour in their system from infancy.To maintain the body at its maximum vitality should be the first act of protection against tuberculosis.
The most extraordinary feature about these new remedies is that, according to Dr. Bach, they should not be prescribed on those symptoms with which orthodox physicians and homeopaths are familiar, but on the broadest indications of mind and character.It should be read in conjunction with Dr. Bachs article.
“Bought aluminium saucepans and kettle, Christmas, 1930. A few weeks later, severe neuralgic pains head and eyes, mainly centred over left frontal eminence.Pain worse on empty stomach, relieved by food.
With the help of homeopathy one can often save a human being from apparently inevitable death.The sensitiveness of the stomach region to pressure of clothing is a leading symptom of Lachesis and a very red varnished-looking tongue is another Lachesis indication.
As surely as the eyes mirror the soul, so surely do they reflect bodily suffering, injury and ill-health.A man may look the picture of health and yet be suffering from some incurable trouble. Another man may have alarming symptoms which are of no particular significance. Iris diagnosis obviates serious diagnostic mistakes.
Similia similibus curantar. Like cures like. A burn causes blistering of the skin. So does contact with the stinging nettle, and Cantharis, the Spanish fly, is a classic remedy used for raising blisters.By now the dog had quietened down so that we could loosen the string muzzle.
SIDE by side with everything else that helps us to live rightly, side by side with better foods and drinks, better homeopathic and other remedies, better posture, better exercises in general, we should practice really deep breathing.The breath should be inhaled through the nostrils, held in for a few moments, and then exhaled as thoroughly as possible.