DRUG STUDIES FOR BEGINNERS

LACHESIS. By Sidgwick R M.   THIS remedy is a preparation of the venom of the Surukuku snake, a South American reptile, It was introduced into the Homoeopathic Materia Medica by Hering as long ago as 1837. Clarke mentions that most of the provings were made with the 30c and higher potencies. Lachesis has several … Read more

MY TESTAMENT OF HEALING

By Ellis Barker J.. John Murray. 8s. 6d. Net.   IT is, of course, quite unbecoming for an author to review a book which he himself has written because a review consists, as a rule, in a critical appreciation of the volume under consideration. The author cannot very well criticize his book unfavourably, and it … Read more

THE HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES MOST USEFUL IN MY GENERAL PRACTICE

E.P. CUTHBERT, M.D., Titusville, Pennsylvania. (From Journal of then American Institute of Homoeopathy) (Continued from last month.)   MERCURIUS. This remedy is best suited to light-haired people with lax skin and muscles; there is a tendency to glandular swelling and cold abscesses. Nearly every complaint under this remedy is accompanied by profuse sweating and by … Read more

TUMOUR OF THE BREAST

By DR. DOROTHY SHEPHERD.   A WOMAN is always terribly distressed whenever she discovers a “lump in her breast”. With all the cancer propaganda which has going on for years, this is only natural; all the same one wishes that people would realize and remember that lumps in the breast can be cured by medicinal … Read more

THE DOCTOR SHOULD BE A DETECTIVE

By Ellis Barker J.   MODERN medicine is dominated by the principle of scientific diagnosis. The scientific part of diagnosis is characterized by the use of so-called scientific instruments of every kind. In the olden days the doctor carried a few tools of his trade in his pocket. The modern doctor is able to use … Read more

THE MOST IMPORTANT CONSTITUTIONAL REMEDIES

[ From The Pacific Coast Journal of Homoeopathy., Vol. xlvi, No. 3.]. By Dr. WASSILY, Kiel. (From The Hahnemannian Gleanings).   I PREFER to speak of the constitution of our remedies instead of constitutional remedies. You will agree with me that Sulphur, Calcarea carbonica, Lycopodium, and Thuja should be mentioned first-if I am to speak … Read more

COUGHS AND COLDS

By J.T. HESELTON.   COUGHS are most prevalent in winter and spring. If only the temperature remained the same for a few months coughs would not be so numerous; but our variable climate threatens the health of the most careful. If susceptibility arise either from heredity or environment few can vouch that they have never … Read more