HAHNEMANN AND CHOLERA

Petrie Hoyle     DEAR MR. BARKER, A century ago Samuel Hahnemann was told that a mysterious disease called cholera was sweeping along from the East and killing people by the ten thousand. He had never seen a cholera case, but on the strength of the description of the symptoms and sufferings of those attacked by … Read more

CANCER, INFLUENZA AND COMMON SENSE

By SIR ARBUTHNOT LANE, Bart., C.B. (From Ideas).   CANCER is increasing rapidly. Many people are apt to regard this disease as a mystery, and to conclude that they can do nothing to prevent it, but most rely upon the doctors to save them if they fall victims. Yet everyone can avoid cancer who is … Read more

SOME CURES WITH THE BACH REMEDIES

Meyer      INFLUENZA. During the recent epidemic of influenza the newspapers published alarming reports of its severity and the high death rate. The result of this journalistic scare mongering was that many people were literally frightened into influenza, for fear always lowers the resistance to disease. Mimulus was a great standby in that time of … Read more

CANCERS AS A MEDICINAL PROBLEM A SURVEY

By DR. GEORGE BURFORD.   THROUGHOUT the civilized world, particularly in the European countries, a powerful movement has developed to place cancer in the therapeutic zone. Its representatives urge that cancer should no longer be regarded as sacrosanct to surgery. The apostles of the new dispensation strangely and significantly include in their number certain of … Read more

THOUGHTS ABOUT CONSTIPATION

By DR. C. P. EMERSON. (from “Essentials of Medicine”).   SOME very constipated persons are quite unconscious of the fact that their colon contains masses of very hard, dry stools, which cling to its walls. These set up an irritation there which causes a diarrhoea of liquid stools past these scybalous masses. These stools often … Read more

DO WE GET THE RIGHT MEDICINES?

Ellis Barker J    DEAR MR. BARKER, We hear from every direction of successful homoeopathic prescribing; not nearly enough, perhaps, for the lack of practitioners is appalling, but, sufficient to convince the most sceptical that “there is something in homoeopathy”. but what of the failures? Are they hidden behind a timid veil of uncertainty and … Read more