THE HOME MEDICINE CHEST

In some cases of bruising, the skin may be split by the force of the blow which caused the injury. This brings us to the consideration of cuts and lacerations. These may range from superficial or deep cuts made with sharp instruments, to jagged or lacerated wounds made with barbed wire, rusty nails, etc. Before dealing with any cut or abrasion wash your hands.

FOOD AND HEALTH

FOOD AND HEALTH. The millers are very clever. They sell fine white flour at a high price, causing constipation, and bran at a still higher price, to cure it. Whole-wheat or whole-rye bread can be produced, of course, much cheaper than white bread. In Denmark, whole-rye bread costs only half as much as white bread.

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The average orthodox doctor pays no attention to diet– or to anything else. His whole aim is to make money–honestly if he can, but to make it. More than half of my talk to patients has reference to food.

PUERPERAL SEPSIS OR CHILDBED FEVER

PUERPERAL SEPSIS OR CHILDBED FEVER. This was then passed through a germ proof (Berkfeld) filter and 1 cc. of the filtrate together with 4cc. of a physiological normal salt solution was injected subcutaneously over the biceps muscle. Within ten minutes the cold sweat was replaced by a warm glow over the entire body, her respiration had improved and she sank into a deep sleep, in which she remained for ten hours.

WHY I BECAME A HOMOEOPATH

WHY I BECAME A HOMOEOPATH. AS an allopath I was attending a young woman suffering from violent pains in the region of the heart, brought on by prolonged over-exertion. I prescribed the usual allopathic medicines, but, as there was no improvement notwithstanding a fortnights rest and careful treatment, plus a consultation, I was at my wits end what else to suggest.

THE DANGER OF ASPIRIN AND HOW TO CURE INFLUENZA

THE DANGER OF ASPIRIN AND HOW TO CURE INFLUENZA. During the flu period almost every victim got his Aspirin. Almost everybody believed in it because it relieved his distress and couldnt do him any harm. The result was that thousands died who might have lived had they been willing to bear discomfort for a little while.

THE ANIMALS PAGE

THE ANIMALS PAGE. As soon as a patient tells a good homoeopath that washing and bathing disagrees Sulphur leaps to the mind. I sent the lady a small box of sugar pilules moistened with a millionth of a grain of Sulphur in solution, and in a week pussy looked much brighter and happier and had resumed regular and frequent washings. Not infrequently cats are killed by their owners because they have stopped washing themselves.