Last and not least prescribe not merely for the acute attack but more especially for the general constitutional state of the patient. Even extreme cases of enlarged tonsils can be reduced to normal in the vast majority of cases. Most certainly the predisposition to tonsillitis can be overcome in at least ninety- five percent of all cases without operation.
Natrum sulph. is often indicated when some acute illness develops a complication or where some unfavorable sequelae follow pneumonia, hepatitis or Neisserian infection. This remedy acts especially on the occiput, the lower lobe of the left lung, on the liver and in the pelvic tract.
The diagnostic side of medicine has emerged as an orderly science. Its processes are easily standardized once the appropriate instruments are made and the technique of their use mastered. However, since no two people are exactly alike, therapeutic standardization is not so simple.
Homoeopathic methods are to attractive from a commercial standpoint. The True Art of Healing does not readily lend itself to exploitation. It has no appeal for the greedy nor for those who envision a Utopia of politically controlled medical and surgical practice.
Kents Repertory is surely a valuable book to carry with you in your car. Recently I was called to see a young man who had a severe pain in stomach > lying on his back. He was told that he had ulcers in his stomach, so I gave him a dose of Calc.c. 1M. and pain vanished in less than a minute.
A very severe eczema which did not respond to the apparently well indicated remedies had an excellent response following the prescription of Carbo animalis, selected with the help of the Emanometer. With this selection the basic group was discovered and the next remedy, Rhus tox., was chosen from this group, and brought further decided improvement.