SIGNIFICANCE OF MENTAL SYMPTOMS

Read before the Bureau of Clinical Medicine at the ninety-seventh Convention of the American Institute of Homoeopathy at Old Point Comfort, Virginia, June 15-20, 1941. WILLIAM GUTMAN, M.D.   PARAGRAPH 210 of the Organon, 6th Edition, reads : “They (e.g., the mental diseases) do not, however, constitute a class of disease sharply separated from all … Read more

PICRIC ACID

Bose N C Synonyms : Acidum Picricum; Carbazotic acid; Trinitro- phenol; Tri-nitro-phenic acid.   Pure Picric acid is dissolved in distilled water (1 in 100) for the first centesimal dilution. Also trituration. General action : It causes profound alteration of the blood, even disintegration of corpuscles; degeneration of the spinal cord, with paralysis inflammation of … Read more

NOTATU DIGNUM

Elizabeth Wright Hubbard   “Chronic cases should not eat to excess that which they especially crave, whereas acute patients may–and should–eat largely of what they crave, if the craving comes on with the illness, The most extraordinary lapses from classical procedure show admirable results when this rule is followed. But be sure that it is … Read more

BEHAVIOUR PROBLEMS OF CHILDREN & THEIR TREATMENT

R. Roy, M.D. (F. C. H.).   Some physicians often either get puzzled or neglect in differentiating the behaviour problems of children from that of their actual diseases from which they emanate. To avoid such mistakes or negligence, while treating children, careful consideration should at once be imparted to their behaviour before undertaking to prescribe … Read more

CASES ILLUSTRATING THE HOMOEOPATHIC PHILOSOPHY

This article was contributed by Dr. John Weir when Assistant Physician to the London Homoeopathic Hospital, 1910. [Ed.]. SIR. JOHN WEIR, K. C. V. O. M. B. CH. B. (Glas.).   This case is brought forward by kind permission of Dr. Goldsbrough, under whose care he was admitted to the Hospital. Dr. Goldsbrough asked me … Read more