METHOD OF MEMORIZING – THE MATERIA MEDICA BY A. L. MONROE, M.D.
I N T R O D U C T O R Y
An observer would find little pleasure in contemplating the shapeless mass upon which the sculptor begins the uncultivated eye failing to understand the possibilities lying dormant in the rude block of marble until the skilful strokes of the artisan begin to transform its crude proportions into a something with a semblance of light and shade. Then attention would be invited, and as curves and outlines became more delicate and more gracefully rounded, all else would be forgotten in the contemplation of gradually awakening beauty.
So a study possessing the capabilities of becoming the most interesting in science seem at first a huge and uninviting mass; indeed, until the nucleus around which the science is to assume form and symmetry us established, continues veritable ” pons asinorum.” `T is toward the lightening of this first load, as well as the consequent hastening of the denouement, that this little work.
R E M E D I E S
1. Aconitum Napellus 22. Graphites
2. Aloe Socotrina 23. Hepar Sulph, Calcarea
3. Antimonium Tartaricum 24. Ipecacuanha (Tartar emetic) 25. Kali Bichromicum
4. Antimonium Crudum 26. Lachesis
5. Apis Mellifica 27. Lycopodium
6. Arnica Montana 28. Mercurius Vivus (Sol.)
7. Arsenicum Album 29. Natrum Muriaticum
8. Aurum 30. Nitric Acid
9. Baptisia Tinctoria 31. Nux Vomica
10.Atropa Belladonna 32. Opium
11.Bryonia Alba 33. Phosphorus
12.Calcarea Carbonicum 34. Phosphoric Acid (Ostrearum) 35. Platina
13.Camphora 36. Podophyllum Peltatum
14.Cantharides 37. Pulsatilla Pratensis
15.Carbo Vegetabilis 38. Rhus Toxicodendron
16.Causticum 39. Secale Cornutum
17.Chamomilla 40. Sepia Succus
18.China. (Cinchona) 41. Silica
19.Digitalis 42. Spongia Tosta
20.Ferrum Metallicum 43. Sulphur
21.Gelsemium Sempervir 44. Veratrum Album
E X E R C I S E S
1. Aconite (Sthen 3. Calcarea Carbonicum Fever of) 4. Chamomilla
2. Antimonium Crudum 5. China (Loss of Fluids) (Crude Antimony) 6.