Every fisherman knows that if the seeds of cocculus indicus are thrown into the water and are eaten by fishes, the fishes lose their sense of balance and swim on their backs, and they die if they have eaten too much. The season of gathering medicinal plants is very important.
Often there is burning and itching of vaginal orifice before and after menses, but this irritation is oftenest met with at the beginning of the menstrual epoch. These irregular thoughts obtrude themselves against the patients desire.
A sallow complexion, large or mattery pimples and other disfiguring eruptions, of which the number is legion, proclaim poor health or disease. It cannot be too strongly impressed upon readers that a good skin and complexion cannot be bought for cash.
BEWARE OF TONSIL OPERATIONS. Surgeon to the Throat and Ear Department, Guys Hospital, and Otologist to the Fever Hospitals of the London County Council. The augment is fallacious, for under these circumstances the operation is not a second best.
While orthodox physicians declare that a patient suffers from a disease of this or that organ, homoeopaths try to diagnose not the disease but the remedy, following Paracelsus, who taught that there were diseases such as Arsenic disease, Mercury disease, Sulphur disease, diseases which cried out for Arsenic, Mercury, Sulphur, etc.
In olive growing countries many children, as soon as born, are anointed with olive oil. This provides a far safer cleanser for infants delicate skin than soap and water and they have been known to thus gain weight prior to food of any kind being administered by the mouth.
The excision of the tonsils prevents this elimination, it interferes with tissue change, and with the expulsion of metabolic poisons. As destruction of the tonsils is apt to have serious consequences earlier or later, operation should not be performed rashly.
It would be bad enough if the tinned, potted, packeted and bottled foods formed a proper diet, for on the score of price alone the artificial food system is to be condemned. The law does actively prevent it when it allows the tinting of stale foods.
The poorest food offered to the public is highly refined white sugar. Yes, it is very nourishing. It digests easily and within the body it creates a plentiful amount of heat and energy. Another danger in over eating of sugar is to make the blood stream so acid that diabetes develops.
A fine state of affairs, and yet not to be wondered at, for there is nothing in orthodox medicine for colitis. In the meantime the child is still having diarrhoea, is still having an enormous abdomen, poor little thing. A few simple powders worked the miracle.
There is a classical story related of the great John Hunter that when he was approached by Edward Jenner, and was falteringly informed by him that he thought he had a remedy against small- pox, he replied abruptly: “Dont think! The symptom usually arise some three to fourteen days after the injection of the serum.
Garlic is most easily taken cut up small in milk, or boiled in milk, but the question is whether the curative substances are not damaged by the boiling. That tradition which is based on thousands of years of continued experience cannot be regarded.