ARE INJECTIONS REALLY NECESSARY

  WHAT PATIENTS COMPLAIN OF. BY A HOSPITAL SECRETARY.   NOWADAYS injections play a large part in the treatment of all hospital patients, and it is no exaggeration to say that no in- patient at the present time is fortunate enough to finish a course of treatment without some administrations of this kind. It is possible, … Read more

ABOUT BOILS AND CARBUNCLES

  By DR. E.P. CUTHBERT. (Mid-West Hom. News Journal, October, 1932).   FOR years I suffered with boils and other similar abscesses. As the Scripture says: “I suffered much of many physicians, but rather grew worse than better.” One week before my graduation I found a beautiful boil starting to come on my nose. In despair … Read more

CURES BY A VILLAGE SCHOOLMASTER

 By MR. WIENER A. (Second Article).   DIPHTHERIA CURED BY APIS. MORE than forty years ago a terrible epidemic of diphtheria broke out in a village in my vicinity, which was terribly fatal to the children. In a short time forty children died of diphtheria and two doctors went day and night from one house … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES IN SURGERY

  BY DR. GUY B. STEARNS, New York. (Second Article).   LACERATIONS, PUNCTURE-WOUNDS, ETC. Calendula succus is very efficient as a would dressing for all sorts of lacerations, preventing suppuration and hastening healing. It is called a homoeopathic antiseptic. As a matter of fact, it is not antiseptic but probably stimulates granulation. It is recommended topically … Read more

DANGEROUS SURGICAL SUPPRESSION

  By DR. EUGENE UNDERHILL, Junior. (Homoeopathic Recorder, October, 1932).   If every patient suffering from acute appendicitis were put to bed, given the indicated remedy, no food whatever and plain tepid enemas-in ninety nine case out of a hundred it would prove to be nothing worth mentioning- just a little indigestion. To be sure there … Read more

HINTS FOR WOULD BE VEGETARIANS

 THE articles of Dr. M.Hindhede, a vegetarian, probably the leading dietician living, which were published in this journal in July, August and September, have brought numerous enquiries from would-be vegetarians. Vegetarianism is an unfortunate word. It causes people to believe that it is possible to live on vegetables and fruit alone. Such a diet may … Read more

HOW NATURE CURES APPENDICITIS

  By the late SIR FREDERICK TEEVES, Bart.   LET us look at the case of a man who has accidentally wounded his finger. The instrument which inflicted the wound i soiled with septic matter, and introduces the same into the tissues. An intense and painful inflammation follows, and suppuration is in due course established. The … Read more

RECKLESS AND FUTILE SURGERY

  BY DR. H.A. ROBERTS. (Homoeopathic Recorder, October, 1932).   LAST winter we had a case come in. This woman was thirty-two years or age. When she was seventeen she had scarlet fever and she was sick six months, under the old school treatment. She recovered sufficiently and then about six months afterward, developed a case … Read more