HOW “MENTALS” HELP. Just to remind you how important it is to take careful case histories, I want to present a number of cases where the mentals pointed the way to curing various and interesting diagnoses.
RESCUED FROM DEATHS JAWS. The writer had been the familys physician (in the homoeopathic line) for the last eight years, and his nerves were on edge throughout this period as his relations with the family and his reputation in their circle were at stake. Homoeopathy saved the situation for everybody concerned.
THE USE OF NOSODES IN CHILDREN. There is no doubt that we need nosodes more today than we did years ago, with the young child today being filled full of antibiotics, such as terramycin, chloromycetin, aureomycin, penicillin, and so fort, and the sulfonamides. We must get to the bottom of these things, and frequently the nosodes will help to clean out the system.
BRYONIA ALBA. The Pathological process related to Bryonia is fibrinous inflammation. Here again we perceive the basic character of the drug, fibrinous inflammation being a kind of “dry” inflammation with little serum exudation, leading to deposits of fibrin impeding motion and finally to adhesions which abolish motion altogether.
CASE ILLUSTRATING SIMILIA. Any homoeopath could not have missed the remedy. She should have been, but was not, informed of the possibility of remedy reaction. It happened that her husband had some knowledge of homoeopathy and was able to tell her that the severe disturbance was caused by the remedy prescribed? Well, just because she was that remedy.
DEFECTIVE OXYGENATION. There is a great deal known concerning the transfer of oxygen in the lungs from air to combine with hemoglobin and the release of carbon dioxide from hemoglobin to be expelled from the lungs, and about the other or complementary phase in the body tissues of the passage of oxygen from hemoglobin to the cellular tissues and the absorption of carbon dioxide from the cells by the hemoglobin.