EDITORIAL. The policy of isolationism that we have so tenaciously enforced for such a long time is bearing its obvious. deadly harvest. If the Monroe Doctrine has had its merits in the history of the United States, it has been superseded since World War II by the “One World” idea and principle. It is high time for us to revise these antiquated policies in the homoeopathic field.
FEW CLINICAL CASES. The things we learn from a review of clinical cases are valuable, not only in confirming the law of cure, but in developing and extending the philosophy of Homoeopathy. In that way prescribes grow in knowledge and efficiency in the administration of both the Art and Science of their chosen profession.
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS IN MAMMARY CANCER. Mammary cancer in woman is that from of cancer which in the order of its frequency and malignity takes third place as a cause of death in statistics throughout the world, the first place belonging to cancer to the womb and the second place to cutaneous cancer.
MORE CASES. Last two years noticing increasingly that vision not so good, especially in right eye; now must tip what is reading side ways in order to make out the letters. Sparks and flashes before eyes. Worse twilight. Oculist made thorough exam and says “progressive macular degeneration involving the retina.” Must look forward to increasing blindness; hope for ability to get about as long as lives but not to read, etc. Two other oculists agree.
MY TEN MOST IMPORTANT REMEDIES IN FIFTY YEARS PRACTICE. During this period we have seen many cases of inflammatory iris promptly wiped out by sodium salicylate from oil of wintergreen, gr. 20 every three hours, to give physiological effect of ringing in or stopped ears. Eighty or one hundred grains usually necessary. Atropine sulphate 5 percent locally to break up adhesions to lens, together with adjuvant hot applications.
SALTS OF POTASSIUM AT THE CRISES OF WOMANHOOD. Peculiar to womanhood is the function of conveying nutrition. from the tissues of the mother across a thin membrane, which we call semi-permeable, to the developing embryo and conveying from the embryo eliminative products across, to and through the maternal kidneys. We might expect to learn from provings and clinical experience that an element such as potassium can influence the health of women in particular.