CAUSES OF DISEASE. Disease is defined as the lack of bodily ease; an ailment or malady. There are, of course, numerous causes, some close or immediate and some remote, even congenital or inherited. Hahnemann in his Organon has given an explanation of the cause of disease by his hypothesis of the three disease miasms which underlie all disease and permit its development.
A NEOPHYTE TRIES HIS WINGS. A descriptive synonym of the first word in the title of this little effort, neophyte, means either a recent convert, or a novice–and both these terms could certainly apply, because up until about two years ago, when I was fortunate enough to take the post graduate course of the American Foundation for Homoeopathy, the type of medicine I practiced was not strictly homoeopathic.
EFFECTIVE AIDS IN ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, AND SURGICAL CONDITIONS. This is the remedy first and most often thought of after accidents and injuries for bruises, contusions, extravasations of blood, and for the sore bruised feeling in parts of the whole body as a result of injury or physical over-exertion and over- straining. It is excellent for the shock due to injuries and will expedite the restoration consciousness.
HOMOEOPATHIC CONFIRMATIONS. Among the common things that the homoeopathic physician is called on to treat is constipation and, unless the similimum is given, many cases will not be cured and the patient will leave the doctor in disappointment and voice a sour note for Homoeopathy.
STOMATITIS. At present the gums and buccal mucous membrane are red and inflamed; and there are several gumboils and aphthous ulcerations which caused much soreness. Throbbing pain in experienced at the base of the gumboils. She can not take solid food on account of the pain and confines herself to a light, farinaceous vegetable diet.