BOILS

By DR. DOROTHY SHEPHERD.   BOILS, carbuncles and furuncles are different degrees of the same condition, a septic infection of the skin and the integuments with the staphylococcus; they are due to being “run down”, and are often associated with diabetes and kidney diseases. They are very painful, unsightly and have a disconcerting habit of … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT OF COUGHS

(From P. Zeitschrift fur Homoopathie, Vol. 69. No. II.). The Catarrhal Cough.   Aconitum 4x is an old stand-by if the cough is caused by taking cold, with stitches in chest; dry heat, palpitation of heart followed by perspiration. Bryonia 3x in dry cough which comes from “deep down in chest”, tickling in throat causing … Read more

ORTHODOX MEDICINE AND HOMOEOPATHY

THOUGHTS OF AN AFRICANDER. By MR. EBEN N. PIENAAR, CAPE TOWN, S.A.   MY experience during the past seventeen years as a research worker in pharmaceutical and biological chemistry led me to investigate in the first instance the nature of the remedies used in modern allopathic medicine and subsequently a keen interest and deep scepticism … Read more

A LAYMANS CURES

F.J.C. ALLEN.    DEAR MR. BARKER, I have in the past few months had a few cases interesting to me, at least, though probably not particularly instructive or out of the ordinary, one of which succeeded when I didnt really expect it would, and, of course, that gives one some satisfaction and encouragement in trying … Read more

MERCURY AND ITS HOMOEOPATHIC USE

By DR. JULIUS METZGER. (From Hippokrates. Translated for The Pacific Coast Journal of Homoeopathy by S. W. Staads.).   WE can connect to what all physicians in their student days learned about quicksilver. In the treatment of syphilis a stomatitis of distinct character is common, unless great care is exercised. Three distinguished marks are characteristic … Read more