A NEW DEVELOPMENT IN ENGLISH HOMOEOPATHY

By TWO DOCTORS AND A LAYMAN.   I HAVE much pleasure in publishing the following article which I commend to the attention of professional and non-professional readers. It may prove of considerable importance. Homoeopathy has been established for a century. In the beginning doctors followed the methods of Hahnemann and produced their own medicines. Gradually … Read more

THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF NATURE CURE

By PETER OCONNELL. ORTHODOX MEDICINE v. NATURE CURE. RUBBING.   Closely allied to the art of manipulation is therapeutic rubbing, which is one of the most ancient forms of treatment. Homer in his Odyssey describes the heroes on their return from battle being rubbed and kneaded by their womenfolk, and all the old civilizations, Greek, … Read more

ALCOHOL TO-DAY

By SIR WILLIAM ARBUTHNOT LANE. From The True Temperance Quarterly.   WHAT bitterness and sorrow has the question of alcohol produced in recent years! There are many good people, whose judgement in matters of great importance may be thoroughly reliable, who look upon alcohol as a deadly poison even in the smallest quantities. Many are … Read more

CARDIAC THERAPEUTICS

By I. C. GOBAR, M.D., San Francisco. (From Pacific Coast Journal of Homoeopathy, July 1936).   Adonis vernalis is a remedy to be thought of where the muscles of the heart are in a stage of degeneration following rheumatism influence or other inflammatory disease. It regulates the pulse and increases the power of the contractions … Read more

THE DISASTROUS DEEDS OF CHEMISTRY

By Ellis Barker J.   CHEMISTRY is a science which is largely,, if not principally, occupied in producing substitutes for natural products. The chemist provides us with synthetical flavourings made of poisonous coal tar, of similar unsavoury substance which replace the old and wholesome vegetable dyes, etc. In eating our cakes and pastries we eat … Read more

THE HEALTH HISTORY OF CATHERINE THE GREAT

Hero Dust. By James Kemble, Ch. M., F.R.C.S. Methuen & Co., Ltd. 6s. net.   MR. KEMBLE, the eminent surgeon, takes a great interest in the diseases and disorders of historical personages. He wrote a valuable book Idols and Invalids, in which he described the medical history of Henry VIII, Columbus, Judge Jeffreys, Madame de … Read more

TREATMENT OF SOME COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES

CARBUNCLE. By DR. O. LEYTON, D.Sc., F.R.C.P. From The British Medical Journal. THAT carbuncles are due to a want of cleanliness may be the general rule, but there are very many exceptions to it, as would be expected when it is remembered how often the necrosis of tissues begins subcutaneously. Carbuncles are said to account … Read more