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Naja has intense depression of spirits. Even with full perception of what is to be done, he is unable to resist inclination not to do it. It is worse during motion; better from alcoholic drinks, better from smoking; better by sleep; worse from deep inspiration.


For constipation try: Nux vomica at night; Sulphur in the morning; at the sea coast Aqua marina or Natrum muriaticum; when travelling Platinum; when away from home Lycopodium.–T. SKINNER.

For the terrible falling out of hair after typhoid Fluoric acid is well indicated.–C. M. BOGER.

In pneumonia with pleurisy one dose of Aconite followed by one dose of Sulphur will frequently give relief.–J. T. KENT.

In high temperatures use the medium potency, 200th, and repeat night and morning until reaction occurs.–C. M. BOGER.

In capillary bronchitis of children with the chest full of mucous rales, a bluish color to the face and sweating, one dose of Ant. tart. will work wonders. You will hardly ever lose a case. —C. M. BOGER.

The best potency of Ant. tart. that I know is Jenichens, 1M. —C. M. BOGER.

Cant stand extremes of temperature, whose from both heat and cold, is a frequent symptom in old syphilitics who have been mercurialized.—C. M. BOGER.

Diphtheria, or any other disease, beginning with collapse, dry skin, not sweating, is a most serious type of disease to meet. Merc. cy. will give a wonderful result.—C. M. BOGER.

Homoeopathic materia medica has a pathology all its own. The symptom the pathologist would exclude as accidental or meaningless is usually the symptom which decides the choice of the homoeopathic remedy. It actually has a vital meaning.

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Make every symptom as complete in itself as is possible, covering the specific points of location, sensation, conditions which aggravate or ameliorate, and the concomitants or co- existence of other symptoms under the same circumstances.—

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Cantharides 30x has given me good results in many cases of chordee. B. C. WOODBURY.

Polygonum sagittatum is useful in cases of kidney stone.— C. M. BOGER.

Croton tig. has complete loss of voice from drinking cold water when overheated.—H. R. EDWARDS.

Bromium has a sensation as if the air passages were full of smoke.—H. R. EDWARDS.

Camphora is useful in sleeplessness. In this it is similar to Aconite.—H. R. EDWARDS.

Ledum palustre has purulent, foetid expectoration with a musty taste.—ROBERTS H A.

Digitalis has a sensation as of a weight attached to the stomach or as if the stomach would fall into the abdomen.

Sanguinaria has a bad feeling headache when the patient wakes, which by eleven oclock has crept up about the ears, and at noon is about the right eye, where it stops.—H. R. EDWARDS.

Laurocerasus has a sensation of emptiness or weakness in the stomach, especially after eating. In this it is similar to Digitalis.

Modalities are the natural modifiers of the body and as such represent the man himself.

Conium has ravenous appetite and feels wonderfully well the day before a headache.—ROBERTS H A.

The first flowers or the first hot weather are very apt to make the Sanguinaria patient sick.

When the Sanguinaria patient coughs he feels as if the sternum would split. The cough is made worse by belching.

Sanguinaria has pain in the right shoulder. He cannot move the arm, it hangs helpless at the side.

Pain in nodosities and large joints–Sanguinaria.–H. R. EDWARDS.

Crotalus has languor, low spirits, imbecility, weakness of memory, constant drowsiness. It is chiefly a right-sided remedy.

Lachesis has irritability of spirits, insanity, mental excitability, sleepiness. Peevish, fault finding, fond of contradicting. Worse during rest, from alcoholic drinks, and smoking; worse after sleep; better by deep inspiration. It is chiefly left-sided.

Naja has intense depression of spirits. Even with full perception of what is to be done, he is unable to resist inclination not to do it. It is worse during motion; better from alcoholic drinks, better from smoking; better by sleep; worse from deep inspiration.—B. ROY CHOWDHURI.

Allan D. Sutherland