In a late issue of the Medical Standard says: “I use Aconite in fever whenever there is a rapid, strong pulse and a dry, hot skin. I always used the homoeopathic mother tincture unless Im overruled by my confreres.
Here in what my prove to be a good hint-of a “do not” nature. Dr. H.R.Stout, Jacksonville, Fla. (Med. Century, Jan.), relates how he, on going to bed, took six drops of Gelsemium 2x. Next morning could hardly get up and all day had difficulty in moving about on account of a heavy feelings akin to paralysis. Do not be too hasty in prescribing this drug in material doses. The 3x seems to be quite “strong” enough.
An English doctor tells of almost unbearable pain in a stump twenty-seven years after amputation. If he would give that patient some homoeopathic Hypericum 3 and bathe the part with a half water dilution of the tincture he might give relief to the sufferer.
“As mullein oil is an excellent remedy for diseases of the ear and post-nasal passages, it is natural to believe, as Dr. Morrison writes in the American Journal of Clinical Medicine, that this remedy properly applied will benefit acute catarrh.”– Ellingwoods Therapeutist, Dec.
Apis is a better guard against diphtheria than serum also much safer, and also much cheaper.
A writer in china Medical Journal says that if you dissolve anounce of Epsom salts in a pint of water, rub your body with this solution, and not wipe it, but let it dry on, not a fly, louse, gnat, bedbug, mosquito, or other small-fry of that nature will touch you. It is up to the reader to verify this.
“Spiethoff agrees that more cases of nervous symptoms occurring during the course of syphilis after treatment have been seen since Salvarsan has been introduced, but he also finds that they are more common when small doses of Salvarsan are used, and he has come to the conclusion that they occur in inverse proportion to the size of dose.”–B. M. J., Jan. 4. Rather curious conclusion.