EDITORIAL. So with these cases bobbing up here and there you homoeopaths may run into a case or an epidemic and perusal of this review may supply you with a starting point and a confidence. But ever keep in mind the idea that one of many remedies may be indicated and be alert for outstanding symptoms to guide to whatever the curative remedy.
A NEW BASIS FOR THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DRUGS USED ON THE HOMOEOPATHIC PRINCIPLE ALUMINUM AND PHOSPHORUS. A close examination of the pathogenic symptoms of the two remedies reveals a striking similarity, even word for word correspondences, in the mental sphere, as well as in other symptoms. I shall try to make this clear by a tabulation. The mental symptoms of Phosphorus are elaborately classified under appropriate headings by H.A. Roberts in his Study of Remedies by Comparison.
ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD. Human constitution in its antagonism to a certain species of bacteria varies its symptoms from man to man, age to age, country to country, and is to be studied in its own peculiar context to set a suitable remedial agent against the malady. This plain truth has been neglected from time immemorial. Hahnemann resolved to fight against it, and out of that battle was born Homoeopathy.
COMPLAINTS OF PREGNANCY. The story of Creation in Biblical history tells us that child-birth shall be associated with pain and so down through the years, depending on the resistance, physique, anatomical formation and anatomical adjustments of the mother and her foetus, the mother has given birth to her children through discomfort and misery.
COMMUNICATIONS. I read with much interest your editorial in the November 1949 issue of The Recorder, titled “Why Kent?” I believe that the Pocket Book should be more in common use and I want to offer you and the readers of The Recorder the following case of mine as an illustration.
EMOTIONAL CONFLICTS AND THE PROBLEM THEY PRESENT TO THE PHYSICIAN. In some cases the patient will need sound psychiatric advice. This he will probably receive in better spirit after the remedy has been prescribed and is acting curatively as he will then be in a more cooperative frame of mind and will have gained confidence in his doctor.
INFLUENZIN. The two letters herewith were rescued from an old letter file. They seem too valuable to be lost because of the intrinsic value of the material contained therein, and because of the ability of the writer. Both letters were written by the late Guy Berkley Stearns, M.D., president of the Foundation for Homoeopathic Research.