BOWEL ACCUMULATION AS A CAUSE OF DISEASE

By DR. THOMAS L. BRUNK.   IT is a notorious fact, and almost a scandal about doctors among the laity, that the simplest disorders they are called to treat are mistaken in the ONE fundamental cause found in the pouch under McBurneys point known as the Caecum. What I call the mechanics of the internal … Read more

HERBS ARE BETTER THAN CHEMICALS FOR WOUNDS

┬áBy DR. Petrie Hoyle.   During my war work there were rushes of work when tap water had to be used to dilute Calendula, but it made no difference. Anyone who was “over there” will understand and forgive this apparent lapse of technique from sterilized water. This fact is worth noting. I do not class … Read more

NOTES ON VEGETARIANISM

By SIR RALPH PAGET.   I HOLD that the successful adoption of a pure food diet is no less dependent on attitude of mind than on a wise choice of foods. Hence controversial discussion on the subject often turn out futile and unprofitable. For the most part individuals are either attracted to vegetarian ideas by … Read more

BETTER THAN LAXATIVES

Ellis Barker J   ┬áCIVILIZATION and constipation go hand-in-hand because refined food clogs the bowels. We live on a smooth diet which is eliminated seems to stimulate the bowel into activity and the mineral elements and vitamins of which we are deprived are important factors which stimulate our system. People who live on coarse wholemeal … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC NURSING HOW TO TREAT BURNS

By MRS. MARIE L. WHEELER.   ON first consideration it would seem that nursing were the same under any system of medicine. Yet, there is no doubt that the people who make the best homoeopathic nurses are calm people of cheerful, sympathetic strength. I have known many nurses who although very efficient and reliable in … Read more

TWO DESPERATE DIPHTHERIA CASES

By DR. H. J. W. BARLEE   TOWARDS the end of the year 1863 diphtheria was raging with extreme violence in St. Petersburg. In one family alone all the children, eight, died. The disease was of a very virulent form. Among the doctors practising at that time in the capital of Russia was a Dr. … Read more

THE HOME MEDICINE CHEST

By DR. and MRS. F.J. WHEELER.   IPECACUANHA. Ipecacuanha, given in the crude tincture, causes nausea and vomiting. Given homoeopathically in small quantities it is often the remedy for conditions characterized by nausea or vomiting. The first complaint I would mention is stomach trouble. Of this the symptoms may be many and various. Apart from … Read more

HOMOEOPATHY IN SURGERY

By DR. G.B. STEARNS.   “Phosphorus given in single dose of high potency the day before an abdominal operation, will prevent nausea and other distress after operation. Arnica has been used for the same purpose. Arnica given immediately after operation has a marked control; over shock and soreness. Aconite is preferred by some instead of … Read more