EDITORIAL. A basic conception is that the curative powers of any drug are best disclosed by finding and recording the manner in which this drug disturbs the health of healthy human beings. This concept led directly to the testing of large numbers of drugs by “provings” or experiments on healthy individuals.
A RE-PROVING OF AURUM METALLICUM. For quite a few years now I have steadily been making provings. The following symptoms have been collected over a period possibly of thirty years. In no case did the provers know they were making a proving. I believe this to be essential as it removes the suggestive sphere which is very potent in life.
TREATMENT OF DIABETES WITH POTENTIZED CANE SUGAR SOLUTION. The new treatment (subcutaneous injection of potentized cane sugar solution) suits above all those chronic cases in which, with or without insulin application, a sort of static condition has …. een reached and in which neither improvement nor aggravation becomes evident.
WHAT IS THE MATTER WITH HOMOEOPATHY. First let us consider some of the oft-repeated reasons for the failure of Homoeopathy. One of those most frequent voiced is that it has no scientific background, it must fail by all scientific tests; another is that there is no proof of its truth; another that it has not held in the progress of medicine; again, that the number of its adherents must lessen as time goes on; and, finally, that it can have no place in modern medicine in the present kind of medical education.
WHERE IS SCIENCE. When one reads of the marvels of science in the newspapers and periodicals of the day, he often wonders what happened that things got off the track before they got to him as a customer or beneficiary, whichever way you want to term it. Scientific carburettors in your car which flood, wonder drugs which clog your kidneys and decorate your skin.
HINDRANCES TO THE HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIPTION. One more important source of interference with the homoeopathic remedy is the widespread use of sera and vaccines as protective agents against acute diseases. The reaction to these products of disease is often long lasting in its effect and leaves the victims of this practice sick and suffering.