MAGNESIA CARBONICA

 [Read at the I.H.A., Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June 1930. C.M. BOGER, M.D.   The common vision of Magnesia carbonica portrays sour, gassy babies with cutting colics and greenish, frothy, floating stools. Being an antipsoric also, it has other uses mostly based upon symptoms found in Hahnemanns Chronic Diseases. One of the most outstanding of … Read more

POINTERS

Walter M James POINTERS FROM THE NOTE BOOK OF DR. WALTER M. JAMES.   Cysts and ganglionic enlargements on the wrists and flexor tendons of fourth finger and palm of hand, Ruta. Dyspnoea while ascending or descending stairs, Lobelia inflata. Delirium tremens, when the delirium assumes the character of anger rather than anxiety, Gratiola. Holds … Read more

REVAMPING THE REPERTORY

   [Read at the I.H.A. Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June 1930. ELIZABETH WRIGHT, M.D.   The greatest single book in homoeopathy is, perhaps, kents Repertory, which, to the ever increasing number of physicians who use the Kent method of repertorizing, is absolutely indispensable. Every physician needs this mammoth index, this concordance of our craft, not only … Read more

STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS INFECTION

[Read of the I.H.A., Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June 1930.]. J.W. WAFFENSMITH, M.D., H.M.   Young man, aged 25. August 16, 1929. Three weeks ago began with stitching pain in back of neck between shoulders. Sensitive to cold, pulls covers around neck. Sensitive to thunderstorms. Slowness of speech. Restless. Pains migrating, ameliorated by rubbing. Has … Read more

TEMPERAMENTS

[Read at the I.H.A., Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June 1930.]. H.A. ROBERTS, M.D.   The homoeopathic physician should make a study of temperaments. We have the four classical classifications of temperaments: Nervous, bilious, sanguinous, phlegmatic. All these types are found in human beings of every race. Then e find many combinations of these types, with … Read more

THE USE, MISUSE, AND ABUSE OF DIGITALIS

[Read before the I.H.A., Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June 1930.]. DANIEL E.S. COLEMAN, M.D.   Digitalis, properly used, is one of the most valuable remedies, unintelligently employed, it does no good, or may produce great harm. When we examine the writings of the older homoeopathic masters, the conviction is impressed upon us that they lacked … Read more

CARRIWITCHETS

Allan D Sutherland   SIT DOWN, DOCTOR, AND WRITE US YOUR ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS. 34. What is the relation, of the change of potency to the rise of primary or secondary drug symptoms?-R.SPALDING. 35. How do you explain primary and secondary drug action homoeopathically?-R. SPALDING. 36. Is it true that the alloeopathic large doses … Read more