Hygienic Observations

Homeopathic Vade mecum by E.H.Ruddock. Vade mecum means a hand book or a guide. In the introduction to this book E.H.Ruddock gave the importance to basic Hygienic and diet. According to him these two things are preserver of health….


In this Veda mecum of homeopathy, E.H.Ruddock wrote that we should know the accurate idea of the nature and severity of the disease we have to treat. He also discussed various well-known diagnostic signs like pulse,temperature, breathing, skin, and urine one should give attention to get the accurate nature of the diseases….


Here E.H.Ruddock gave the list of principle medicines prescribed in his book for several conditions. He has also given the guideline for repetition,alteration and potency….

Treatment Of Disease

Treatment Of Disease. PART II.

22. Cod-Liver Oil.

THE value of this agent in the treatment of many constitutional diseases is amply confirmed by long experi…

Homoeopathic Practice

Homeopathic Vade mecum by E.H.Ruddock provides the basic principles and rules to practice Homoeopathy. …

General Diseases

In his book Vade mecum of Homeopathy, E.H.Ruddock gave the classification of Diseases. first he grouped them into surgical and non surgical. Then he wrote that every disturbance of health has some effect on the whole. Therefore, in one sense, all disease are general disease. But for convenience of refine diseases that affected certain parts of the body are classified under regional headings….

Nervous diseases

E.H.Ruddock in his book Homeopathic Vade mecum described various diseases of Nervous system like all forms of meningitis, hemiplagia, peraplagia, neurasthenia etc….

Circulatory Diseases

E.H.Ruddock, in his book Vade mecum gave the full description of Diseases related to circulatory system. He gave the definition, cause, treatment and homeopathic therapeutics for various diseases related to heart and circulation….

Respiratory Diseases

Common diseases affecting Respiratory system starting from hay fever, nasal catarrh to asthma, bronchitis and pleurisy had been described with cause, symptoms and homeopathic therapeutics by E.H.Ruddock….

Eye diseases

All types of Eye diseases from conjunctivitis,all types of opthalmias, glaucomas and iritis had been presented with definition, cause, symptoms and homeopathic therapeutics by E.H.Ruddock….

Ear Diseases

All types of Ear Diseases including diseases of external meatus like eczema, furncle, hardened cerumen to all types of otitis media- acute and chronic with their homeopathic therapeutics by E.H.Ruddock….

Nose Diseases

All types of Nose Diseases from foreign body in nasal cavity to ozaena, epistaxis and nasal polyps with homeopathic medicine found to be effective in the treatment….

Digestive Diseases

Digestive Diseases. 135. Stomatitis-Inflammation of the Mouth.

SYMPTOMS.-Patches of redness on the lining of the mouth, which are sore, and from which an exu

Urinary Diseases

Urinary Diseases. 177.- Albuminuria.

DEFINITION.- A morbid condition of the urine, symptomatic of renal disease, but not always consequent on it, and chara……

Ductless Glands Diseases

Ductless Glands Diseases. DUCTLESS GLANDS.- Besides the glands which possess ducts opening into canals of the body (e.g., liver, pancreas) there are a number of gland…

Cutaneous Diseases

Cutaneous Diseases. 195. Erythema-Inflammatory Redness of the Skin.

DEFINITION.- Hyperaemia of the cutis, manifesting itself by superficial redness or blush


Miscellaneous. 239. Angular Deformity of the Spine Kyphosis Pott’s Curvature

DEFINITION- An angular deformity of the spinal column due to erosion and de…


Accidents. 236. Suspended Animation Hanging, Drowning, etc.

DROWNING is the most common cause of suspended animation, though cases of hanging and of…

Tropical Diseases

Tropical Diseases. Introduction.

THERE are a number of diseases which affect principally or entirely those who have to live in or to visit tropical countrie……


Reproduction.     (* It has been thought advisable to introduce this short chapter for, although it deals with normal phenomena yet all the process …


Immunity. THE words Bacteria, germs, microbes, have become very familiar of late years, and the problems of Bacteriology have grown to be important to…

Materia Medica

Materia Medica. INTRODUCTORY.-With some exceptions, the remedies prescribed in this work are restricted to the fifty in the list, pages 63, 64. Physicians s…


Poisons. (Venena).

THE word poison has come now by general consent and usage to designate any substance which, through the blood, has a deadly or …

The Clinical Directory

The Clinical Directory. THE Clinical Directory, as it originally appeared, was highly appreciated, and proved to be of effective service; we have, therefore, very c…