The boy was pale, sickly and weak and had a few shotty glands in the neck. I had read in one of your papers that ringworm is cured by Tuberculinum bovinum, so seeing that constitutionally too T.B. was suspected, I gave one powder of Tub. bov. 200. I saw the case after 15 days and found that the ringworm was half cured.
“At the present day the homeopathic physician who is not capable of taking eye symptoms as well as lung symptoms and symptoms of any part of the body is not competent to practise medicine. Eye cases can be prescribed for by the physician. I know no parallel to this in medical literature anywhere.
At the time he remarked that he was not quite sure whether he had or had not been stung, but he seemed to think no more about the matter when, shortly after, he began to feel unwell, went indoors and lay on the cough. He became faint and slightly delirious-the poison had worked very rapidly.
“Almost all preventive methods involve certain danger to the health of the woman, which is not be neglected. Nature cannot be fooled; the continual, unproductive stimulation of the genital organs is apt to give the woman chronic pelvic disorder, and often renders her sterile.”.
Let us look at the history of the subject in our own country and at a date nearer our own time. In Labrador and Newfoundland the main food is white bread, tea stewed in the pot till black, fish occasionally, a little margarine and molasses. Such were the characters on whom teachers and students depended for the subjects of that Time.
It appears that an oval right pupil which points towards the forehead indicated deep depression and melancholia, while an oval shape of the left pupil indicates depression of the severest form and thoughts of suicide. Other anomalies of shape indicate insanity, paranoia, persecution mania and megalomania.
Unfortunately, cures by “a specific” are extremely unreliable because the cases described may have been picked out of over a hundred cases and of these the large majority may not have been benefited by the routine treatment described, but possibly gravely injured.
For the remedy for the patient, if correctly chosen will clear up any physical symptoms. Natrum mur. 200, a few doses cleared up the abdominal discomfort; and his tongue began to clear after the first dose. Other symptoms were then discovered which confirmed the choice of the remedy.