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THE TREATMENT OF DISEASE WITH THK TWEI.VE
TISSUE REMEDIES BEING
A TREATISE ON BIOCHEMISTRY. BY
WNl. BOE^RICKK, M.
Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, iu the
Hospital College of Sau Francisco, the Twelve Tissue
Associate Author of
of Schuessler, Etc.
SAN FRANXISCO, CAL.
only an altered state of the
cellular system, caused
a lack of
constituent part of the
the part affected."
need not remind you how great an instrument of advancement the biochemic ^^
system of medicine has proved in the hands of this
Schussler, of Oldencellular patholog}'
a compact and valuable of
burg, on histology
of genius to
According to him,
these cell-salts are architectonic in tissues,
and charged with supporting the structures of the living fluids.
PREFACE. The new treatment the
of disease based
going on in the living organism,
duced by Dr. W. H. Schuessler, of Germany, and designated by him a biochemical treatment of disease^ has gained rapidly in acceptance by leading physicians. over, the medicines required
Twelve Tissue Remedies to be
â€” the so-called
curative agents of the very highest
forms of disease, and as the
indications for their use are simple, definite
needs of domestic medicine.
they are especially adapted to
the requirements of remedies for
the household, being harmless, yet eftective.
They enable every layman, without any special medical knowledge, to do
preventing, curing and eradicating disease tendencies.
The author has availed himself of the and complete work on the Twelve Tissue Remedies by Drs. Boericke and Dewey, to which he would call the attention of all interested in this new and simple method of curing disease. larger
Wm. 1812 Washington
San Francisco, December, 1896.
THE THEORY BIOCHEMICAL TREATMENT. The body
up the different tissues and organs of the body. The difference in the cells is largely determined by the kind kinds of
inorganic salts which enter
composition. part of
we burn the body,
obtain the ashes.
the inorganic constituents of the body, the salts
magnesia, lime, tissues.
Besides these inor-
ganic salts, the body is composed of water and organic substances in the proportion of
one-twentieth of inorganic salts to the re-
water and organic matter; but
and useless in the absence These are the
of the inorganic cell-salts.
builders, the architects of the
organism, and both the structure and vitality of the
body depend upon their proper
The biochemical treatment uses these inorsalts, when properly prepared
ganic cell for
and they are the Tissue
RemedieSj capable of curing every curable disease
and ameliorating most incurable
Health and Health
the state of the body
the cells composing the various tissues are in a
normal condition, and they are kept in when they each receive the requi-
this state site
quantity of the needful
quired for the upbuilding of the diflferent tissues.
an altered state
produced by some irregularity in the supply to the cells of one of the inorganic
diseased tissues and organs follow, and the
cure consists in
normal cell growth, by furnishing a minimal dose of that inorganic substance whose
disturbed, which dis-
turbance cause the diseased action. this
needed for the upbuilding
the diflferent tissues and for their normal
derived from this
by supplying the
salt is called
more rational, what is more natural, founded as it is on natural law, that where there is a deficiency in one or more of the component parts of the constituents an
organism, that this
produce a deranged or a diseased condition; or,
than by the supplying of
these lacking elements an equilibrium will
again be restored, and
the organism re-
giving a tissue remedy in such a dose
as can be assimilated
by the growing
the most wonderful and speedy restoration to
every case of curable disease. that are at
curable are so by means of
the tissue remedies properly prepared to the needs of the organism.
This is very depends the success of the treatment, just as much as on the cor-
important, and on
rect selection of the particular cell salt.
seems reasonable that, to make the salts immediately useful, they should
prepared in the same delicate form in which nature uses them, and that
they are ab-
sorbed by the microscopic corpuscles, they
must themselves bÂŠ
salts are infinitesimally
different kinds of food ble of assimilation
subdivided in the
The Different The
than the corpus-
that the mineral or cell
take, thus capacells.
tissue group receive and peculiar cell salt; for instance, those entering into the promotion
are Magnesia, Potash, Soda
Silica, etc., etc.,
are, as a rule,
extracted by the body from the food
There are twelve Tissue Remedies twelve inorganic the body,
essential to the proper
and development They are the
found in the ashes of
every part of the body.
f Of Lime, Calcarea phosphorica.
Of Iron, Ferrum phosphoricum. Phosphates^ Of Potash, Kali phosphoricum. I
Of Soda, Natrum phosphoricum. Magnesia, Magnesia phosphorica.
^^ P^^^'^' ^^^^^ muriaticum, Of Soda, Natrum muriaticum.
Lime, Calcarea sulphurica.
iOf Of Soda, Natrum sulphuricum. Of Potash,
Fluoride of Lime, Calcarea fluorica; Silicic Oxide,
flint or quartz,
Of these, those entering into the formacells^ and hence useful as remedies in diseases of the nervous sjstem, are Magnesia phos, Kali phos., etc. of imiS' cle cells^ the same and Kali mur. of Jjone tion of nerve
cdh^ Calcarea, Silicea,
Preparations and Doses of the Tissue Remedies.
best preparation of the Tissue
salts are triturated
the triturated form.
according to the homoeo-
method with sugar
of the salt to nine of sugar of milk, for one
hour, which gives the tion.
large to be readily assimilated by the cells,
and experience has taught that use the sixth trituration,
where each grain
contains the one-millionth part of a grain of the cell-salt, to be the
Of some remedies, like Calc. phos. and Kalijnur,^ and in certain patients, lower preparations are If
not evident from
the sixth^ substitute the third trituration, or in
the twelfth, or even thirtieth, plish
what the lower would
or second affections,
a size to cover a nickel, or as lie
on the point
half full of water,
and then give teaspoon
every hour or two, according to
Tn acute pain
the severity of the case.
and very severe
advisable to give especiall}^
remedy may it
be given advantageously in
chronic diseases two or three doses daily
Or the powder may be taken dry on the tongue; a powder the size of a are sufficient.
pea for a dose.
Use separate tumblers and spoons for each medicine; never mix remedies or use but one spoon for two or more remedies.
xu tumblers covered with a dish or paper, in order to prevent contamination of the preparation.
Recently, compressed tablets
the trituration have been introduced, and
form a convenient and accurate method for taking the remedies.
TREATMENT OF DISEASES WITH THE TWELTE TISSUE REMEDIES. ABSCESS.
Is a circumscribed cavity con-
consequence of inflam-
It is a
mation of tissues following an injury, such
blow or presence
of a foreign
are swelling^ heat, red-
shivering or rigors.
Treatment. tices of
wound should be warm Aqueous Calendula^ one
abscess has opened, the
and afterwards a cloth with some Calendula Cerate be applied. part to five,
phosph.^ every hour,
throbbing in the parts. Calc,
when matter has formed;
this will assist the
of the abscess
render opening the
—After the abscess breaks,
should be used.
prepared from the
size of a pea,
best preparation of Silica for
Use the 6x
It ripens the abscess
trituration, a small
every two hours.
of certain types
which an abnormal quan-
of indigestion in
tity of acid is secreted.
ciated with heartburn, sour risings into the
mouth and sour Treatment. of
the free indulgence
starchy foods, potatoes,
— Natrum phosph.
It is best given in hot water,
adding a powder of a
bean, to a cup of hot water, and before meals, or a small
given dry on the tongue every hour
Calcar, phosph. may be given in the same way, morning and night, as a constitutional
to permanently cure the gastric weakness giving rise to acidity.
eruption of pimples, usually
on the face and especially occurring at the time of puberty. Treatment.
to diet, avoid fat
Proper attention to bathing,
exercise and the bowels
— Natrum mur. 12x trituration;
a dose night and morning should be given to -persons
with bad, earthy complexion,
are bloodless and inclined to be con-
stipated and generally depressed in body and mind. Kali mur, 6x three times a day, for pimples on face and neck, especially after errors in diet pimples filled with thick, white
during time of
Menses are apt to be rather too early and too free in young girls; much Take a powder, size of a pea, backache. puberty.
three times a day.
or their non-appearance at time of puberty.
Treatment.— Nourishing outdoor exercise, too
food, plenty of
work and home study.
powder night and morning, in chlorotic and anemic girls, w^ho are depressed mentally, have a sallow complexion and inclined to be constipated. Calcar. j^^^osph, 6x
given after Natrum mur, has been taken for
one month. Kali phos, 6x
consequence of the menstrual disturbance, bronchial
and lung troubles appear, and is depressed, languid and weak.
condition of poor, watery
blood, or of bloodlessness,
puberty and in young
by pallor of the face and absence of color from the lips. It is a condition depending on other causes, and constitutional
the excessive use of
and out door exercise are
— Cahar. phosph. 3x,
three times a day.
powder This remedy acts by
ance of skin, headache, ringing in vertigo, cold extremities,
Ferrum pJiosph, 3x follows the above as soon as improvement of the general health There is a lack of red blood in the sets in. lips, blue rings under eyes, tendency to cough, headaches. Natrum mur, 12x, a powder three times
6 a day
especially useful in
with dirty complexion, who have frequent palpitation, are blue and melancholy, have
— such as
ish turns, perspiration, neuralgia, etc.
around the heart, coming on suddenly, impeding breathing and of most painful character. May be dependent on
diseased condition of the nutritive vessels of the heart itself.
Remedies. tion, a
size of a
lima bean to be hot water, and a
swallow to be taken every minute until relieved.
Kali pJiosph. 6x trit., a powder night and morning may be given occasionally to ward off
APPETITE, the use of
Plenty of fresh
exercise and bathing in salt water should
See that the bowels are in a
good condition. Remedies. ness,
gone feeling, palpitation.
Especially useful after
any acute illness or when associated with any drain on the system.
of breathing, with-
out fever, attended with a suffocative feeling, constriction across the chest, with cough and wheezing respiration. An attack is usually brought on by a cold or error in diet. Asthma is often caused by suppression of a skin disease or by enlarged lym-
phatic glands in throat, or nasal obstruction,
which ought the is
removed or treated before cured. The treatment the acute attack and eradicative. to be
Asthma can be
phos,j in alternation
every ^ and ^ hour,
wheezing, nausea and
especially for children
trituration, a dose night
who suffer with
matic attacks after some skin disease, ecze-
who wheeze up
at every change of few weeks, then substitute Calcar, phospli. ox trituration, to be given in the same way. By persevering for a time with these constitutional remedies, etc.,
Asthma can is
a sj^mptom of
ent disorders, usually connected with uterine troubles or chronic constipation, piles
But there are some remedies ful
a dose three times a day.
6x trituration, Backache in
small of back in the morning, numbness,
Backache in young people who grow rapidly and after any exertion. Natriim mur. 12x trituration, a powder night and morning for backache, relieved by lying on something hard. Kali pliosph, if connected with loss of vital fluids and nervous disturbances generally. coldness and creeping sensation.
BARBER'S 1TGK.—Kali mur, 6x tion,
a dose three times daily alternated
will cure rapidly.
the same time, the beard should be cut
bathe parts with hot water to which some
added (10 a cup), and afterwards apply some
carbolic acid solution has been
BILIOUSNESS.— A ized
by headache, drowsiness, furred tongue, and constipation.
loss of appetite, bitter taste
ness should not eat too
10 plenty of water, avoid coffee and high living
and take plenty Remedies.
a powder every three hours; coated tongue, sallow
yellow eyeballs, soreness in
region of liver, flatulence.
caused by eating rich food.
with a bright yellow
— Conical hard swell-
with considerable inflamma-
and acutely tender
slowly inflame, get larger, come to a head,
suppurate with a core in the
ulent matter, and
discharged with the purall
of the system,
the circulation, often causes
— Foment with hot
water, and then poultice with fresh linseedmeal or bread and milk, applying linen rags
â€” 11 soaked- with
Calendula lotion afterwards.
(For medical treatment, see Abscess.
diet should be in accordance with the con-
dition of the patient
living freely, a spare diet
the contrary, the system
of full habit
more generous regimen
should be adopted.
worry, anxiety, loss of sleep, too close application to business, study, etc., character-
ized by impaired
ness, sleeplessness, depressed spirits, lack of
appetite and strength.
Kali phosph. Gx trituration, a
dose in the mornins:, and Silica 12x trituration,
a dose at night,
found the most
They will restore
sleep, appetite, confidence,
follow with Calcar, pliosph,
a dose before every meal, especially
a good deal
general coldness, or a
tendency to night sweats^
tubes which convey air to the lungs. There is
usually fever, constant and violent
breathing, oppressed and anxious wheezing,
expectoration of frothy, thick streaked mucus. attacked, the
the form most
Here the cough
chronic bronchitis. sistent
the smaller tubes are
dreaded in children.
shortness of breath will
especially severe. to be
generally dry at
warm, equable tempera-
ture of about 70 degrees should be kept in
and the patient put
Liquid diet: milk, gruel, stewed fruit
13 In chronic bronchitis, a
climate will prove very beneficial.
â€” Ferrum phosph.^
teaspoonful doses every hour will modify the attack very materially, and fi^uently
cure without any other medicine.
be continued twenty-four hours, and
cough then gets Kali mur.
two hours. suffice.
be alternated with
This treatment will generally
when the cough gets very loose and there is much rattling of mucus in the chest. A tablet of the
6x may be given every two chief
remedies for chronic
bronchitis are Kali sulph., Calcar, phos., and Silica.
Take one remedy three times daily
one week, then change to another.
continue the rem-
edy in a higher trituration, and not so frequently.
ment on the
Inflammation and enlarge-
joint of the great or little toe.
— an Dose— Two tablets dry on
Medicinal Treatment. cacious remedy.
the tongue, once a day for a week, then
wait three days and repeat.
teaspoonful of the
tincture to four or five tablespoonfuls of
water) by means of a linen the part, especially
mation and pain.
bandage over is
All pressure must be
be applied to the enlargement. cases
be necessary to
In some paint
bunion with Iodine.
BURNS AND SCALDS.—Treatment.—
Cover the burn immediately with cotton wool, to exclude the air; or, for the same object (2), cover with linen rags, or cotton w^ool saturated
or (3) powder
plentifully with flour, keeping
well covered by
essary; or (4) cover the whole with a plaster of
made by scraping white curd
into a salve with tepid
water, and spreading
upon linen or mus-
Slight or superficial burns or scalds
be relieved by holding the part to the or by applying
wine to them. In dressing burns, puncture the blisters and remove the old skin, but expose the wound brandy or
as little as possible to the action of the air;
do not dress oftener than once a day, and do not disturb the parts by washing them. The exclusion of the air from the part affected it is
the utmost consequence, and
best to apply that dressing
be obtained the quickest. line is
an excellent application, and should
be substituted for plain olive oil tainable.
Internally, give Ferritin phosph.
6x, trituration, a
and teaspoonful doses every hour.
by circumscribed inflamma-
tion of the tissue under the skin, leading to ulceration
and death of the tissue ingenerally comes from a de-
pressed state of health.
It is usually situ-
ated on the back of the neck, or trunk. is
distinguished from a boil by
â€”Keep up the strength
flaxseed and dress with aqueous Calendula lotion.
recommended under i^emedy
Internally, use treatment ^'Abscess.''
given should be alternated with
one tablet every
two hours. Carbuncle
a serious disease,
have the care of a physician. In his absence, the above treatment will be found to
tends to increase indefinitely, to recur after removal, and to it
invade other parts of the body.
than that remedies can influence the devel-
opment, and sometime cure, these growths; but
requires patience and the physician's
The Tissue Remedies are frequently all forms undoubted
use in the treatment of
value are Calc, fluor.^ Silica^ Gale, pliosph.
tablet of the
night and morning; after a week, take the 6th,
full action of
the 12th, in order to get the
The other reme-
be substituted and used intercur-
the pains of cancer,
for the offensive discharges.
CATARRH, in its various forms, is one of most common diseased conditions
known. It attacks all ages and classes, and tends to run a chronic course, and predisposes to serious diseases of the lungs
and other organs. all
the passages of
The skin which lines the body nose, throat,
bronchial tubes, oesophagus, stomach, is
mucous membrane. Countless
glands come to the surface of this
membrane, and exude
passages a thin liquid called mucus, which
keeps the passages smooth and moist.
tarrh totally changes the condition of these
and inflaming them and by causing the death of many of their glands by enlarging
These dead cells are next expelled from the mouth of the gland in a stream upon the surface of the mucous membrane. What had been, in health, a thin liquid secreted from the blood, and containing just the properties to keep the membrane smooth and healthy, becomes now a thick mass of dead matter. While this change cells.
19 in secretion is evil is
on, another serious
taking place, namely, the enlarge-
ment of the glands, which causes them to crowd against one another, and to thicken the mucous membrane^ so that its normal properties and conditions are changed to those of disease. This process is what constitutes catarrh, and it may occur in any mucous membrane, but is most common in the nasal tract, usually as result of repeated colds in an organism predisposed thereto or
where the digestive organs or the skin are otherwise unhealthy. The symptoms besides the discharge, which is usually thick and more or less offensive, are dullness of the headâ€”pains in head, sense in children
of smell impaired, breath offensive, etc.
â€” Regulate the
diet; keep the
upon maintaining a healthy action of the skin by daily sponging and friction; insist upon wool being worn next the skin night and day, summer and winter; insist upon well ventilnted bowels
teach the patient to breathe
to fully expand the and have him practice lung gymnastics until he does this properly; and have him live in the open air as much as possible. As a curative and prophylactic agent
through the nose and
in nasal catarrh, pure air is the best topical
application and also the best general tonic.
â€” Dryness and stifiness of nose.
mucus from- the back part of The most satisfactory remedy to begin treatment. Take one tablet every 3 hours. After a week follow it with of
Nose The patient takes cold very readily. This remedy has a decided tonic action on the mucous membrane and may be used intercurrently with other remedies that may be indicated. Take one tablet after meals and at bedtime. Natrum mur is the best remedy when useful in chronic catarrhal conditions.
seems swollen or
21 the discharge
thin and watery.
ning colds" are frequent. lips.
Cold sores on
Loss of smell and
much backache and headache. Kali sulph,
tions are yellow, slimy.
secretion of greenish mucus. enza,
and when the patient
be required in very obstinate
where the discharges are offensive or where there is a painful chronic dryness of cases,
the nose, or plugs in the nose or ulceration of
followed by Calcar, jluor. selected
remedy may be a
The dose of the powder of the 6x
trituration, the size of a pea, three times a
day, or one tablet.
been tried for a time, substitute the twelfth.
CATARRHAL FEVER is characterized by by a profuse mucous discharge from the head and chest, the head slight fever followed
the nostrils are obstructed,
frequent sneezing, watering of the
and often sore throat and cough.
good nursing in a moderately warm
and equable temperature a warm bath, or immersing the feet in hot water, and promoting perspiration by a hot bed and warm drinks. Animal food and stimulating drinks must be abstained from. If there is a liability to catch cold, do not
when coming from the cold air, endeavor to get warm by approaching a hot fire, but do so
water daily over the chest, shoulders, throat
and neck, sponging freely for two or three and applying a rough towel or flesh brush afterwards until well warmed. minutes,
mur^ one tablet of each every hour alter-
When improvement shows
lengthen the interval between the doses. Calcar pliosph.^ one
daily for the remaining debility. It will act as a tonic.
CHANGE OF LIFE.â€” With
menses most women suflfer more or less with disturbances in the circulation and in the nervous system. The ance
usual complaints are attacks of heat flashes, perspiration, palpitation, nervousness, sink-
be greatly benefited
disturbances are inevitable, but can
by proper treatment.
stimulants, etc., for the
only very temporary. Remedies.
the tendency to flashes of heat, sleepless-
and cold feet, etc. Kali phos, the gone, sinking sensations,
ness, hot spells
the restlessness and nervousness; also sensations of numbness.
of the selected
— One tab-
three times a day, or oftener for more
(See Bronchitis, Pleu-
For pains in chest the best general remedy is Ferrum phos.
resembling smallpox, but its
character and shorter in the duration of
of the disorder,
and disappears on the fourth day. The symptoms appear about thirteen days after exposure to the infection. Treatment.
— Ferrum phos, and Kali mur.
are the only remedies required.
necessary to give ease
doses, as the dis-
mild and runs a short course.
hands and feet blue and cold skin wherever it is exposed, such as face and hands. feeling of chilliness; coldness of ;
good, nourishing food, salt water
baths, massage, etc.
Ferrum phosp, and Calcarea pliosp,^ one in the morning and the other at night, will soon regulate matters, if there is no organic heart trouble present.
COLD IN THE HEAD tion
mucous memThe head
brane of the nose and eyes. feels
and heavy, particularly over
the eyes and about the root of the nose, an increased discharge issues from the nose,
causing soreness and excoriation, and there is
throat, etc. is
generally a mild ailment, but
ring in aged to
Cold in the head, or catarrh, if
persons, in those predisposed
consumption or in those who are asth-
26 matic or
pleurisy or pneumonia ous.
from bronchitis, may be very seri-
said to be the
cause of half of our diseases in the form of bronchitis, quinsy,
tism, neuralgia, inflammation of the lungs,
— See Catarrhal Fever and Ca-
COLDS OF INFANTS.— Snuffles. febrile
taking the breast^ followed by discharge of mucus from the nose with excoriation and watering of the eyes.
Accessory Treatment. A warm bath at 96 degrees before going to bed, or placing the feet in warm water will generally relieve; and if there is much stuffiness, the bridge of the nose may be rubbed w^ith a little simple ointment or sweet oil. Children should not be accustomed to hot rooms, but taken into the open air freely, care being taken that their feet are dry and warm. Remedies.
bowels, usually due to
flatulence, indigestible food, drinking cold
or other intestinal irritation,
lead poisoning, etc.
usually no fever present.
drawn up towards the stomach, rumbling in bowels and writhing of body, legs are the pain
by firm pressure and
be sure that the feet are dry and give
an injection of warm water
bowels have not moved. Remedies.
— Magnesia phos. 3x
Flatulent Colic, forcing the patient to bend
double; in children the legs are drawn up.
when they cry half
no interference with nutrition. Dose.
bean and dissolve in a tea-cup of hot water
the patient sip
every few minutes
— Colic with symptoms
of acidity, sour smelling stools,
where worms are present. Give one tablet every hour, and when the immediate symptoms are relieved, give one tablet three times a day.
starting in right
Flatulent complaints after confineor during menses.
bitter taste in the
Bilious colic, with
CONCUSSION OF THE BKAIN.— Due to upon the head and injuries require
rest, application of
hot water, though somegrateful.
6x is of
benefit for the chronic efiects of falls
Take a dose
frequent than natural, with hard excrement
evacuation, generally a mere
more general disease and frequently resulting from seden-
29 tary habits, indigestible food, the use of aperients,
inaction of the liver, or weak-
ness of the bowels caused by a general de-
of the digestive organs.
â€”The bowels should be
ted at a regular time every day, even
must be and daily friction used over the stomach and bowels with the hand or flesh brush. A cold bath, either sitz or shower, or using cold water over the abdomen, should be taken every morning, together with the employment of a coarse towel or flesh glove. Avoid purgathere
taken in the open
change of diet will generally
prove beneficial, and care must be taken
not to eat too much at a meal, and to what is partaken of be simple, easy of
and consisting more of vegetable brown bread, barley bread, wholesome ripe fruit, baked pears or
than animal food^ apples
avoiding salted meats, cheese,
30 highly-seasoned dishes and the like.
spring water should be freely partaken of
on rising in the morning, and between each meal, but very little liquid should be taken Figs and dates are of benefit. at meals. Remedies.
— Habitual consti-
pation with insipidj pappy taste
sWmy coating on tongue. Natrum mur. Dry stools, with
and difficult to pass. Hemorrhoids, headache and backache accompanying. Rectum seems to have lost the Silica, power of expulsion, faeces recede after Stools are hard, dry
having been partly expelled. Constipation of poorly nourished children with pale, earthy face. Calcar
blood, specially in
with mental depression, vertigo, headache.
— Of the selected
remedy take one 6x three times a day. When improvement shows itself, take it less often. Dose.
tablet of the
CONSUMPTION OF THE LUNGS.—Tuberculosis. '
no question of the heredi-
tary character of this disease, even though there
Probably both, the germ and the acquired or hereditary weakness
must be present in
order that this disease can develop. sons
ha.ve catarrhal conditions of the
and should be careful about associa-
ting with consumptives in close relation-
ship or occupying beds and rooms recently
occupied by tuberculourj patients. Symptoms. shortness
debility, loss of flesh,
towards evening and night
Careful examination by a physi-
cian can only determine the diagnosis.
much can dietetic
be done by
measures, that professional advice should
always be sought. Good nourishing, easily digestible
32 exposures to rapid changes in the weather,
Kumyss, Cream, fresh benefit and should be pro-
butter are of vided.
must be selected acthe general symptoms of the
patient, character of cough, state of stom-
ach, bowels, etc.
the chief are: beginning,
is loss of flesh,
cough with soreness and dryness
of throat, dull aching in the chest, chronic
coughs and night sweats with cold extremities.
with tickling in throat, emaciation, profuse night sweats.
Offensive foot sweats.
stipation very marked.
patient is always cold.
This remedy em-
33 braces most of the
that belong to
the phthisical dyscrasia, consequently
of great value for the constitutional condi-
tion in hereditary cases.
potency in tablets and take one three times After several weeks, take the 12th
potency in the same way.
should be used intercur-
rently for colds in patients inclined to con-
â€” breathing short, oppressed, hur-
ried with heat and feverishness.
dry, sometimes from lungs. Blood
bleeding of nose
bright red, frothy.
trituration in half a glass of water
teaspoonful doses every hour.
provement shows itself, lengthen the vals between the doses.
CONSUMPTION OF THE BOWELS similar remedies as above. Silica
and Natrum phos. being the
COTJOH. This is a symptom of colds on the chest, of inflammations of the chest organs or chronic catarrhal conditions. See Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Consumption, etc.
Of great value in the begining of any trouble with the respiratory
organs, especially in children. Will usually
cut short the attack.
Kali mur, Loud, noisy stomach cough; croupy, hard cough; thick, whitish expectoration.
Patient feels worse in
with yellow secreof
Magiies pJios.—'&paswLodiG and whooping cough, worse at night. Dry cough in ner-
Calcar pJios. Suffocative cough, better lying down. Cough with expectoration of tough, stringy matter.
— Cough with sensation of chest.
Thick, yellowish mucus.
tablet of 6th potency every 2 hours.
especially of the calves to painful
feet, are subject
cramps, coming on generally during sleep.
remedy necessary. sixth potency at
Take one tablet of the bedtime for a few nights.
— True croup
disease and always
a very dangerous
domestic treatment. Fortunately catarrhal
by far the most frequent form and yields very readily to simple^ hygienic and remedial measures. Usually the attacks come on suddenly at night, the child awakens with a hoarse, croup or
barking cough, or less feverish. sets in
After several hours, sleep
and the next day the child may be
Frequently a similar
The very attack occurs the next night. suddenness of the attack and the violence
symptoms coming on after exposure cold or from some change in the weather
â€” 36 speaks
Catarrhal Croup, whereas, a slow, insidious
development with marked boarseness that continues and grows worse with more or less fever
marks the onset
of true croup
a violent inflammation of the Hning
membrane of the wind-pipe, producing a peculiar membranous secretion, interferring with this
like a cold
with more persistent hoarseness succeeded
and ringing or hoarse
Croup rarely occurs
of seven years, but is
after the age
one of the most dan-
The cold and
gerous diseases of children.
croupy cough may sometimes exist for a day or two before a paroxysm or fit occurs; or a child
go to bed apparently well
and have an attack worst form. tained.
37 sufficient clothing,
low and moist
the exciting causes of croup, and one
attax^k generally predisposes
the patient to
subsequent ones. Treatment.
around the throat, changing Remedies, disease are
chief remedies for this
Ferrum ][)hosph, and Kali mw\^
given alternately every half-hour.
symptoms do not improve
hours, substitute Calcarea pliosph. and Cal-
During convalescence, give Calcar, sulph. three times a day Use until complete restoration of health. the 6th trituration or tablets, dry on the carea fluor every hour.
INFANTS.— Crying, accom-
panied by restlessness, indicates unpleasant sensations;
crying with drawing
legs to the abdomen, points to colic; citing with crowding the fingers into the mouth,
indicates pain from teething; crying
coughing, denotes pain in the chest,
— 38 Tre^TxMENT.
— See that the child way — dry and
the feet by an open all
and abdomen. fire, if
bands and see that no pins are pricking
be selected ac-
cording to the most probable cause as mentioned
powder to be dissolved in a cup of hot water and given to the child in sips every few minutes, to be followed, if necessary, by Magnes. phospli. 3x trituration, given in the same way. During the teething period the occasional
use of Calcar, phospJi. will prevent
unpleasant restless and crying
DEAFNESS FROM A COLD may
ly be greatly benefited by remedies. Use Ferrum pliosp, 6x, one tablet, three times a
day, to be followed in a few days, if necessary, by Kali rnur., same dose and preparation.
If it resists this
treatment and there
no wax in the ear which ought to be removed by gently syringing with warm is
water, consult a physician.
a term used to designate a
be due to
and strenuous work
any kind, night-
watching, after any acute
illness, or in
sequence of some drain upon the system. The treatment consists in supplying good nourishing, easily digested food, plenty of fresh air
and sleep in well ventilated bed
chambers, avoidance of alcoholic stimulants
most advertised so-called tonics and
the judicious use of one of the following
Kali phosph, suffers
â€” When the nervous system
as evidenced b}^ nervousness,
weakness from the
bodily and mental.
tablet of the 3rd potency should be taken
in a cup of hot milk three times a
also loss of appetite for
food generally. Calcar,
chlorotic girls, near the age of pu-
when they are very restless and nerThey want to go away from home, and, when away, they want to come back again; they suffer from headache when at berty,
school; they develop very slowly; circula-
and nose cold; constant headaches from artificial light, from atmospheric changes worse on top of the
following exhausting dis-
faint feeling in the stomach; a feeling of
soreness in the back.
In anemia of young,
suckling, or excessive menstruation or leucorrhoea,
tablet of the third trit-
uration four times a day.
Natrum mur. where the blood
thin and watery
with habitual feeHng of coldness in
back; skin pitation;
dirty, sallow; frequent pal-
watery, smarting discharges between
terrible sadness, especially
menstruation; backache relieved by lying
on something hard; the neck
while living well.
Especially useful after
aversion to bread NatriLin mur,
malarial symptoms. tablets of the sixth
It is best to give it in
a dose three times a day.
The dentition period of by more
or less disturbance in the mental, gastric or
remedy during the teething
period, a nutritive remedy, nothing is better than the administration of Calcar jyhos.j
42 a powder three times a day.
This can be
given in the milk or given dry on the
tongue or in a Uttle water.
the remedy for fever-
Natrum mui\ when the
child drolls very
twitches, and has a
dry spasmodic cough, also for colicky turns. Dose. small
remedy, give a
powder every two hours.
disease frequently due to nervous states of
a depressing character, hke worry, anxiety, etc.
It is characterized
by great dryness
burning thirst for
and profuse urinSkin is dry, often with itching and eruption,
large quantities of w^ater ation, containing sugar.
accompanied boils, etc. The treatment consists in regulating the diet, and avoiding so far as possible starchy food.
phospJi. especially after
depressing emotions, patient
ous and restless.
Give one tablet
three times daily, after
and constipation, are the special indi-
cations for this drug.
DIARRHOEA — Looseness
of the Bowels.—
and copious discharge from
bowels, frequently accompanied with
pain in the stomach, nausea or vomiting, rumbling in the bowels, coldness, and, in
with burning pains, violent extreme weakness, and even fainting; sometimes lasting only a few hours, and sometimes months or years, and may be caused by bilious or gastric difficulties, cold, impure air and food, mental severe
Treatment. best plan
food for a few
hours; then take mutton broth with barley, or
chicken broth and
avoiding solid and irritating food kinds, as fruit, vegetables, etc.
bowels and feet bed,
— Ferrum phospJu^wtitery
or undigested with colicky pain.
the pains are especi-
Kali mur.^ when the stools are bloody or contain much mucus, tongue coated white. Dose.
should be given after every evacuation.
For chronic diarrhoea, the best remedies are
tablet of the sixth potency alter-
nately night and morning and after every evacuation.
—A peculiar inflammation
â€” 45 accornpanied by the production of
of grey or
which deposit on the tonand which are small at first, but gradunlly increase and threaten suffocation. The disease is attended with great prostration. It usually sets in with shivering and great depression, dryness and tingling in leather-like spots sils,
the throat, difficulty of swallowing, vomiting, is
and sometimes headache. The tongue is no active fever.
loaded, but there
Ferrum phosph, and Kali mur.
should be given in alternation every hour. If
Kali phosph, corresponds to symptoms of blood poisoning, very ofiensive
and breath, also, for the paralytic states, resulting from diphtheria. A dose every
two hours. If the larynx becomes involved, give once Calcar. fluor,
dose every half hour.
fail to call in early, in
pected case of diphtheria, the best profes-
advice you can obtain
ous a disease for domestic treatment. Blood poisoning and heart failure or croup setting in,
be practically useless,
which might have been prervented by
timely care of a physician.
DIZZINESS. When it occurs in nervous subjects who, without having any active symptoms of dyspepsia, do not well assimilate the nutritive portion of the food.
BISCHARGtES from any mucous membrane according to their characteristics require different remedies. If fibrinous,
gl^^y? KctU mur.
watery, serous, Natrum
yellowish^ Natruin plios.
selection of the remedy,
difference in the
charge be from the nose, throat, ears or pelvic
the character of the dis-
charge w^hich determines the remedy.
can be benefited by the Tissue remedies,
are the results
disease, usually heart
of deep-seated mis-
of serious import.
should invariably be consulted. cipal remedies are
and kidney, or
they are signs
Kali mur.j Natrum mur.
DYSENTERY— Bloody-Flnx.— A disease of the larger bowel, in which the stools are
frequent and often bloody, attended with griping and straining, and, in
of the disease,
frequently an urgent desire to evacuate
which are confined, accompanied with violent straining; and the stools contain little or no ordinary matter, but consist principally of pure mucus, mucus mixed with blood, pure blood, or the
greenish, bilious, brownish, or blackish, pu-
Dysentery generally arises from sudden exposure to cold, indigestible trid
48 food, unripe fruit,
weather, in damp, unwholesome
The treatment consists in and careful regulation of the
beef-tea, meats, vegetables.
mutton broth, milk found of most benefit.
— Kali mur.
and Ferrum jyhosp, taken in alternation every two hours will generally sufiice in mild cases. Remedies."
mostly blood, are offensive and there
falling of rectum.
EAR, DISEASES OF
THE ^Earache,— Vio-
lent pains in the ear, even little
or no perceptible inflammation, some-
times so intense as to cause delirium, fre-
existing in connection with toothache.
—Apply heat and give Ferrum
dose every five minutes until
in the Ears,
the chief remedy. Discharge from the Ears.
and Calcar, j^^^osj^h, are the principal Give a dose three times a daj^ of one for one week then substitute the But in all chronic disnext, and so on. ica
ears, it is well to consult
a disease of the skin,
frequent in early childhood.
accompanied by great itching. The treatment includes, besides remedies, careful regulation of the diet, avoiding over-feed-
ing especially, and
avoidance of too fre-
quent w^ashing of the parts.
pure water, use oatmeal or bran water, and after bathing, apply freely corn starch.
a rule, salves
and medicated applications
are not advisable.
jSlatrum jnur, are the chief remedies.
50 one tablet of the sixth potency night and for one week; then substitute the
twelfth potenc}^, and
apparent after two or three weeks, use one of the other remedies in
an obstinate and chronic affection, and needs time and much patience. it
ERYSIPELASâ€” St. Anthony's Fire.â€” A
and inflammation which disappears under pres-
perficial shining redness,
of the skin,
sure of the finger, but returns as soon as
and a burning heat and tingling rather than acute pain. It frequently follows injuries; blisters often form on the inflamed surface (vesicular erysipelas), and ally fever,
sometimes assumes a severe and danger-
The more common exciting causes of and loss of resisting power from disease, abuse of stimulants, vmdue exposure to cold, disordered stomach, wounds, etc. erj^sipelas are debility
cept flour, cornstarch
should be given instead,
be given every hour until improve-
EYE, DISEASES OF.â€” Many forms
pie inflammation of the external eye
may be alternated much nervous disturb-
ance, weakness, restlessness, etc.
and Kali mur. are the Give hourly doses al-
remedies; but, as a rule,
should be intrusted to the care of a specialist.
flammation of any part of the eye, burning sensation, red
and inflamed look, cannot if simd were under
bear light, sensation as the
blur while reading.
52 Kali muT.
Natrum mur. — Muscular ralgic pains
around eye, with much water-
ing of eyes; granulated lids. Silica
of the lids; scrophulous ophthalmia.
The selected remedy should not be given For chronic Give a
lower than the sixth potency. affections the
dose night and morning.
FEVER—Simple or Inflammatory.— Shi verand pains in the back, followed by hot, dry skin, thirst, headache, ing, sickness,
short breathing, quick, full pulse, 'loss of appetite, is
and scanty urine.
mostly a slight and transient disorder
occurring alone, but w^hen fever ac-
companies eruptive or eases, it become.^ Trt-z^tment.
treatment of fever,
the room in which the patient
be cool, airy, and well ventilated, and kept
an even temperature of about sixty deThe covering to the bed should in
general be light, but suited to the feelings the linen should be often
of the patient;
changed, and the patient may be frequently sponged down with tepid water. The diet must be light, easy of digestion, and unstimulating
arrowroot, toast-water or water to allay the thirst
ice-water or ice
mouth, and also fresh
be held in the
admirable foods in
cases where fever
stewed or in most cases
Dissolve a powder of
trituration in half a glass of water
teaspoonf ul doses every hour until relief
obtained, then less frequently.
nervous fevers, quick irregular pulse, with nervous excitement and much weakness mouth dry, blisters around mouth, with tendency to delirium. A dose of the 6th every hour.
in the Stomach or
in the abdo-
in the bowels; severe pain;
accumulation or copious discharge of wind, a
and Oalcar phos. are the Take Magnet pliosph.^ principal remedies. Macjnes
of the third
potency after meals,
and repeat every half hour until better; take Calc, phospli, night and morning as a constitutional remedy.
GASTRIC DISTURBANCES-— Acute tric catarrh, diet, etc. tite,
usually caused by errors
states, specially anger,
chief sj^mptoms are loss of appe-
pain in the pit of the stomach, bloat-
ness, coated tongue,
to errors in
diet, especially fat food.
side, flatulence, diarrhoea,
— Take a dose every two hours.
more strikingly benefited and espe-
tissue remedies as acute
Affections.— No class
inflammations of the various
usually a scrophulous taint at the bottom to account for the readiness with
apparently slight causes, the
grow painful and of
and not too frequent change
for all acute
Kali mur, swellings. cases. tion.
Calcar, pJiosph, for
the second tritura-
Give three doses daily for one week;
then give the third, sixth and twelfth potency in the same way. rating glands.
Pains in the joints,
with inflammatory or chronic cold swelhng, and symptoms of deranged digestion. Pains are generally severe, and the inflammation
mostly attacks the smaller joints, particularly the first joint of the great toe,
hot and swollen.
times suddenly changes from one location to
another and returns at intervals, vari-
ous joints or parts becoming aflected after repeated attacks.
mostly a heredi-
tary disease, coming on without any evi-
dent external cause, generally preceded by disorder of the digestive organs, and ac-
companied by a plethoric
state of the sys-
—The chief remed}^
a dose three times a day.
Ferrimi phos. every two stomach is involved give every two hours.
must be very spare during the acute symptoms, as Accessory Treatment.
bread and milk^ light
puddings, barley water, arrowroot and the like,
the affected part in such a moder-
ately cool state as to be comfortable to the patient, without being so
as to aggra-
vate the severity of the attack, or so cold as
check the insensible perspiration.
External applications are generally of use in a
of gout; those
which are warm
doing no good, and those which are cold
having a tendency
suddenly check the
inflammation, and thereby produce harm. jKiunyss
and unfermented grape juice
be used freely.
brush during convalescence
and the limbs and regularly
affected parts should be
every morning, and well wiped and rubbed afterwards.
should consist of a
food once a day, with eggs, bread,
no wines or
GRAYEL. Whenever there is a sandy sediment in the urine care should be taken to change the diet^ avoiding too rich food and drinking plenty of pure water. The chief remedy is Natrum sulpJi,^ a tablet three times a day;
acidity at the same time take
GUMS, SCURVY OF THE— Canker of the Mouth.— Offensive smell in the mouth with a glutinous bloody discharge
from the gums,
hot, red, soft, spongy, very sensi-
from the teeth and subse-
quently ulcerated along their margins. Treatment.
produce acidity, such as sweets, rich food, etc.
Kali mur.^ 3x trituration.
powder about the
half a glass of water
a lima bean in
and take teaspoonful
doses every two hours.
be taken after Kali mur,
do not improve very rapidly.
used for bleeding
with in persons predisposed thereto,
such even slight wounds bleed freely, profusely and for a long time.
be overcome by the continuous consti-
Treatment of Acute Hemorrhages. Ferritin phospli, generally suffices, especially in chil-
dren that grow rapidly.
Kali mur, when the blood
clotted or tough; vomiting of such blood.
Kali jjhosph, in weak, delicate people, in the aged, and where the blood
thin, like cofiee grounds.
Of the selected remedy a dose may be given every five to fifteen minutes until relief is obtained.
out of the hair
quent sequel to fevers, but here the loss is only temporary; and can be stayed by taking
For the loss and thinning
Too frequent washing
to be advised.
of hair not thus
connected faithful brushing
occasional dose of Calwill be
the head, either
over the head or in a particular spot,
from various causes,
eye strain, growth in
a cold.) is
frequently better in the morning, worse in the
sneezing, dry heat in the nose, some cough, etc.
61 Treatment. be
phosph, will gener-
Take a dose
every half hour. Congestiye Headache.
tion of blood to the head.)
—Fulness and heaviness
head, accompanied with giddiness, particularly on
beating of the arteries visible,
and heat, the on the neck being
vomiting as the pain increases; the
pain worse on shaking, moving the head, lying
or stooping, sometimes better
Neryous Headache. head.
periodical, the pain
a tearing, throb-
bing or hard-aching character, and felt
on one side
circumscribed spot. sore to
head only or in a
The painful part
pressure; light, noise and mental
62 agitation are intolerable, and the headache is
often attended with severe retching or
and Ferrum alternately every half hour during
Between the attacks take for one week, then Silica for
one week, and so on alternately for a time.
HEAD SYMPTOMS OF THE CHIEF SUE REMEDIES.—
scribing for the different kinds of headache.
sun exposure; throbbing pain; cold relieves the pain; headache with red face and eyes; riish
blood to head;
menstrual period. Calcar.
worse from any
children, especially at about
puberty; head feels cold, bruised, worse from any exposure; much dizziness; ill-
of disposition to
— Headache of students and
those worn out after mental
— old people, and
made worse sleeplessness,
lieved by eating; menstrual headache with
hunger; tongue coated brownish with foul breath; pain in back of head and across eyes.
— Spasmodic pain; very
severe neuralgic headache
with sparks before eyes; headache due to eye troubles; better from warmth.
Natrum mur. tion,
with vomiting, with watering
and with drowsiness; after
fluids; profuse discharges, night sweats, etc.
Here follow with Calcar, pliosph. Chronic and sick headaches headaches before and ;
during menses, especially in
who stud}^ hard, are run down; anemia; headache commences in the morning, in-
towards noon, and gets better in
Natrum bitter taste; etc.
headache with biUous diarrhoea; cohcky pain,
Also for pain in back part of head, at
the base of the brain
bed in a
darkened room; cannot tolerate noise. Silica. Headaches from nerve exhaustion; after excessive mental strain; nervous, sensitive patients; weakly persons, fine
These respond quickly to this
remedy. Consult, also, the Index of Sjrmptoms.
HEART, PALPITATION OF THE,— Palpitation or pulsation of the
and predominantly, sometimes even heard, or so strong as to shake the patient or the bed on which he may be lying, and which may arise from nervous debihty, tinctly
hysteria, severe bodily suffering or violent
emotions, constipation, indigestion, torpid liver,
blood or other
gouty condition, excessive
bodily exercise, disease or excitable condition of the heart, etc. Palpitation from Debility.
jyJwsph. is the
most suitable rem-
after acute iUness, sub-
HEART TISSUE REMEDIES. — pliosph,-
palpitation with anxiety, lowed by trembling weakness.
—First stage of
inflammatory diseases involving the heart; pulse rapid and full; regulates the circulation.
— Intermittent action
heart; ill-efiects of mental emotions, palpitation, pain, etc. ;
palpitation from slightest
cause; physical or mental exertion.
heart w^ith spasmodic attacks of palpitation.
Natrum mur. Watery condition shown by anemia^ dropsical
ready flushing, and palpitation; con-
around heart; fluttering and
brash are prominent symptoms of indiges-
produced by acridity of the secretions.
Heartburn consists in a sensation of heat or burning, which extends from the stomach to the throat; and waterbrash, in the vomiting or regurgitation of a watery, sour, or bitter fluid.
you know from experience
Natrum phosph, Take one eating.
the principal remedy.
tablet of the sixth potency after If
Calcar, pliospli, in the
HICCOUGH—Hiccup. Treatment.— Holdthe most simple, and in
ing the breath
ping hiccough, or drinking a draught of
67 cold water.
occurs in infants they
be placed to the
to this little trouble,
attention should be
paid to diet^ care being taken not to eat too quickly, nor too
at a time.
the only remedy re-
and indistinct voice and cough, sometimes accompanied by pain, asthma, and rattling in the throat. It frequently results from a chill, and often
accompanies measles, croup, influenza, Treatment.
or cold salt water, and cold sponging, with
should be plain and simple; take but
meat, and avoid stimulants; keep the feet warm, and do not exert the voice. Drink warm milk and seltzer during an acute attack and take Ferrum pliospli. and Kali mur. alternately every hour. In very obstinate
weakness, where the patient
which self-control is largely lost; laughing and crying alternate with each
other; all sorts of abnormalities of sensa-
any disease may be simu-
tions take place;
lated; feeling of a
in the throat; pain
as of a nail in the head, are very
The hysterical patient
very highly nervous organization and very unstably balanced. ally of a
medicinal to some extent,
but mainly moral and
show too much sympathy with the patient and her innumerable aches and pains; encourage
f orgetf ulness
courage her to take interest in others, to
have a mission reading
some kind. Discourage and trashy literature.
Avoid excitement of all kinds, late hours, stimulants, tea and coffee, rich food, etc. Build up the general system by simple but nourishing food, aided by unfermented
Grape Juice, Malted Milk, Maltine, Kumjss, Regular exercise in open air, judicious use of bicycle riding, driving, swimming, walking with a cheery companion, all
the lost stability
Kali throat ing
— Nervous attacks — feeling a
tense emotions ;
ball rising in
yawning and spasms
laying menses, patient
associated with deis
Cakar, phosph.j as a constitutional
be given twice a day in the food.
INDIGESTION.— Derangement ach.
of the Stom-
indefinable and inexpressible states or conditions of disease arising from or depend-
upon slow or
70 either acute or chronic
from having partaken of indigestible, unwholesome, heavy, fat, sour or flatulent food, or from over-eating, etc., or they may arise
become chronic from a long continuance
exciting causes calculated to impair the digestion
â€” as too much
long-continued indulgence in
drinks, stimulants, purgatives, patent medicines, etc.
whatever you know from experience
disagree with you, but do not encourage any dietetic theories. Remember what is good for one patient is not necessarily adapted to another, even when suff*ering with similar symptoms. Every adult ought to
himself better than ariy one else
Usually a mixed diet of simple
nourishing food, eaten slowly and well masticated
at regular intervals
than restriction to some one or two
glass of pure California
with the principal meal will be of
weak and illness,
this true in the
debilitated, aged and after acute
in total loss of appetite.
pathic Coffee, which possesses a good deal of the flavor
taste of true coffee with-
out any deleterious effects. Remedies.-
tender to touch; vomiting; pain
disgust for milk; cannot take meat; cannot
bear tight clothing; thirst for cold water; desire for stimulants.
from rich and fatty food; bitter taste; liver sluggish, with pain in right side under shoulder.
Kali phosph, Hungry soon after eating; gone feeling in stomach; pain in left side; weakness of heart constant pain in a small ;
spot in stomach; great nervous depression.
sation as of a load
at the pit of
the stomach; pain in stomach; waterbrash.
tion after eating; craves sugar; gastralgia.
waterbrash; offensive breath; bowels constipated; loss of desire for smoking;
thirsty; sour taste; aversion to bread; red spots on pit of stomach.
stomach troubles from presence worms; heartburn; vomiting of dark,
mouth; vomiting of bitter fluid; heartburn copious formation of gas, which gets
incarcerated in intestines. Calc, j)hosj)h, is
course of this remedy
useful in all chronic cases of indigestion;
pain after eating; craving for bacon, ham, salted
and smoked meats
pain relieved by ;
eating and raising wind; almost an infallible
excessive accumulation of
gas in the stomach. Calc.
given in water half an hour after eating,
efficacious in non-assimilation of food.
for fruit, tea, claret
and green vegetables. Chronic dyspepsia, with much Silica, chilliness; extreme hunger; disgust for
character as to require the immediate at-
tendance of an experienced physician.
are heat, pain, swelling, redness,
increased pulse, restlessness, etc. stage of all inflammations, fever, heat, etc., tion
met by the administra-
lima bean in a tumbler
water and give teaspoonful
doses every hour.
Later, after a day per-
be well to alternate with
Kali mur,^ 6x, given in the same
(See separate diseases.)
INFLUENZA— Grippe.—Influenza difiers from a common cold principally in there being oppressed respiration and great prostration
w^eakness, pains in limbs, back and joints,
headache and fever, characterize the attack.
nourishing food, egg-nog, sherry and egg, broths, etc.
throughout the course for
of the after effects.
given during convalescence and for the re-
maining debility. four times a day
one, then the other.
disease, usually consisting of chills^ fever
and sweat, coming on in one, two or more days' interval, caused by malarial germs, occurring in marshy places, damp, lowlying neighborhoods, and associated with a good deal of headache, backache, liver and There
irregularity in the different stages, one
two being absent entirely, or the whole may assume a masked form as ob-
stinate neuralgias, gastric disturbances, etc.
the services of a
physician wdll be required to select a curative
remedy and superintend the general
quently cure the Chief
the absence of any special symptoms, this will be is
found the best general remedy.
especially called for
there are bil-
symptoms, yellow complexion, bronzetongue, bilious bloody
colored coating of stools.
morning about 10
apt to return in
headache; ralgia of
In order to
this obstinate disease,
tween the attacks
the conditions be-
and fever should be noted, they indicate the curative remedy more likely than the character of the of chills
different stages, although these, too,
be included in our estimate of the case.
by yellowness of the whites of the eyes and the skin, whitish or clay-colored stools, and saffron-colored urine. It is attended with more or less derangement of the diJaundice is caused by gestive functions. gallstones, disease of the liver, super-abun-
cold, or sud-
den emotions, etc. The treatment must include careful tention Fruit,
grateful to the patient.
sulph. is the chief
every four hours.
caused by cold and the tongue
KIDNEYS.— The kidneys
various forms of disease, and are especially to be attacked after
middle age and in
involves high living,
exertion and worry, indifferent at-
These forms of
kidney disease are
and need the A comthe kidney, due which are sup-
careful attention of the physician.
to chill, the
in back, swelling
around eyes, and dropsical conditions elsewhere. The treatment for this is to put the patient to bed, apply heat or give hot
— milk — Ferrum
bath; light diet
a dose every sets in.
two hours until improvement
mitr, for the dropsical
bloody urine. alone, or
of the best
Bright' s disease.
Natrum sulpli, aids in throwing off gravel by increasing the secretion of urine. Of the selected remedy take a dose three times a day.
KNEE, SWELLING OF, may
rheumatism or disease of the joint. Any trouble around the knee-joint should be examined by a physician. Kali rnitr. and Calcar. pliospli. often act kindly in these affections.
CRAMP IN THE.— Sudden
tion of the muscles of the calves of the legs,
frequently occurring at night.
The principal remedy is
a dose every quarter of
an hour for a few doses. Calcar, pJiosph.^ a dose night
LEUCORRHCEA—Whites.— Causes.— Cold and moisture, frequent excitement
79 ing in debility, inactivity of the body, re-
laxing pleasures, late diet,
the bowels, disease of ovaries and
In order to treat this aflection success-
whole daily life of the patient must be regulated. Everything tending to
local congestion avoided, simple but
ishing food taken, sufficient
not too much.
Be cafeful about going up
stairs, bicycle riding, etc.
cleanliness, but not necessarily syringing, is
a requisite to the cure.
remedy, remedy; it acts as a constitutional tonic and is especially useful for young girls. The patient takes cold easily and the discharge is like albuminous mucus. There may be Oalcar.
either alone or as an intercurrent
local irritation, itching, etc., of the parts.
â€” The discharge
80 ache, headache and evidences of impover-
takes the place of
very sensitive and
remedy take a dose three times a day between the menstrual periods; take one remedy for three constipated.
weeks, then another tute Calcar. pJiosph.
indicated, or substi-
sore, cracked, dry, scaly or swollen, or are
the seat of a herpetic eruption ^^cold sores."
best treatment consists in the appli-
cation of cold cream and the internal use of
Kali mur, for cold
miir, for cracks in the corners of
the mouth, or center of lip; sore lips from cold
swelling of upper lip
— a dose
IIVER AFFECTIONS by pain
in right side,
under right shoulder-
81 blade, soreness, bilious
tion or loose yellowish stools, etc.
See Gastric Derangements.
tissue remedies are
Natritm sulpli.- Pain in region of liver; morning diarrhoea; rumbling in bowels; jaundice
ness, thirst, headache.
errors in diet, rich, greasy food; cold food, chilling stomach.
The treatment consists in application of warmth, friction, porous plaster, and the administration of Ferrum jphosph.j a dose every hour until relieved.
lungs require careful hygienic, dietetic and
found almost wholly in the use of the
sue remedies, for just in the treatment of
acute and chronic, lung diseases they have
their greatest laurels.
alarming, but not so immediately danger-
ous as ally
of the accidents of
demands prompt attention. The treatment should consist in rest; patient's head and chest must be well supit
ported with pillows.
Application of cold;
drinks and food of the simplest kind; ice;
room must be well aired and cool. The principal remedy required is Ferrum Dissolve a powder of the sixth phosph. trituration in a tumbler of cold water and the
give patient teaspoonful doses every quarter of
an hour for several doses, then
Follow with Oalcar. j)hosph, as a
constitutional a day.
â€”An infectious fever attended
with an eruption of a purple rash, consisting of slightly elevated minute dots disposed in irregular circular forms or crescents,
about four or ])y
days, and accompanied
For the three or
days before the appearance of the
and feverishness, drowsiness, oppression, nausea or vomiting, and a hoarse or ringing, loud cough are present. The, ^eruption appears on the fourth or fifth day, and disappears on the eighth or ninth it rarely attacks the same person a second time, and ;
frequently prevails as an epidemic. sles
be simple or complicated, malig-
nant and dangerous. Accessory
which the patient
should be airy, dark-
ened, moderately warm, and perfectly free
from draughts, much care being taken that the patient does not catch cold, both during
84 the eruption and for some time afterwards.
tepid water. light,
diet should be at first
afterwards more nourishing;
mal food should be avoided, and
should be given tepid, so as not to
effects, especially bronchitis,
in the after
The principal remedy is Ferrum pliospJi,^ which may be given every two hours, so long as the eruption
not out perfectly, or
cough is troublesome. It by or alternated with the tongue is coated, the cough
so long as the
be followed miir.^ if
hoarse, glands swollen, ness.
During convalescence give
dose every three hours until per-
fect health is restored.
MEMORY-DEFICIENT advancing age, or it may
be temporary in
nerve exhaustion, after acute
The treatment consists in cessation from mental labor and the administration of Kali phosph,^ a dose three times a day.
MENSTRUAL MSORDEES.â€” The pearance
about the fourteenth year, but
it may appear later, frequently earlier. The mother should apprise the daughter beforehand of its character and meaning. So far
as possible, the girl, before pubert}^, should
have an outdoor
and there need be no
difference in the physical education of the
sexes until then.
the menses need cause no alarm eral health does not sujffer.
poor state of the general health of their
close application to study; early hours, reg-
ular habits, simple food, plenty out-of-door exercise, judicious use of the bicycle; avoid-
every hysterical tendency; wholesome
and companionship^ and wise superby the mother of everything pertain-
ing to the daily
and vigorous and happy maidenhood, and the best possible preparation for her destined future ^
wife and mother.
the general health
give good nourishing food, sea bathing, and see that the girl is not tired out by the con-
stant going ing, so
up and down
in our public schools.
not let her do any
she retires very early and sleep in the morning.
but see that
poor policy in
these cases not to permit the child to finish
schooling until her health
these cases, a course of Calcar,
various potencies, and continued for quite a while, will yield
There are usually
toms before the headache,
menses appear, such as
87 breasts, etc.
Usually these pass away very
care must be taken to prevent either cessation
cold, especially cold,
an excess of the flow from too stimulating
warm stockings and much importance
food, late hours, excitements. ing,
soled shoes are of
tablishing the regular order of the menstrual periods. Scanty, Absent, Deficient or Checked Menstruation. chill
emotion, a hot foot-bath,
hot drinks and rest in bed will restore the flow. If there is headache, flushing of face,
pains, etc., give
dissolved in half a cup of hot water every
hour until relieved. Calcar pJiosph.
Give a dose night and
morrring between the periods. Painful Menstruation. at the period is
or less pain in
â€” 88 married women, but judicious medication
and attention to the general health will relieve the most cases unless due to organic
treatment, but use
the remedies, together with rest during the period,
applications, hot stimulating
Magnesia pliospli. is the principal remedy and should be taken in hot water every quarter of an hour until relieved. Between the periods take Calcar. phosjyh, and Kali phospJi.j one in the morning and the other at night.
Menstruation, Profuse or Too Frequent.
abuse of stimu-
baths, fatigue, compression of
the body, sudden emotions, violent exercise, a
of life, long sick-
ness, excessive nursing of infants
^ Ferrum phosph. to regulate the
the principal remedy
Take a dose every
two hours or oftener,
89 the interval between the periods, take
night and morning. Calccn\ fluor, ally relaxed.
should be taken between
the periods as above.
the color of the flow
thick and coagulated.
phosjoh.j if flow
bright red and
Natrum mur,^ if pale and watery. Patient has much headache, backache and is anemic.
Begin with the sixth trituration for
symptoms during the menses, Between
taking a dose every two hours. the periods, take
trituration night and morning.
and her child's. There is a very close bond of sympathy and connection between the breasts and uterine organs, and orderly healthy readjustment of the system after
groatly furthered by nursing the
If the flow of
or too watery, give plenty of nourishing, liquid food,
cocoa, milk, oatmeal, maltine,
together with a powder size of a lima bean of Calcarea phosjjJi.j
with the food.
If the flow of
profuse, substitute Oalcctr fluorica 6x, given in
the same way, and restrict the use of
The same treatment
used in order to dry up the milk.
the breasts should be covered with cotton batting and bandaged snugly.
sore mouth, consist in the formation of tle vesicles on mucous membrane mouth, gums and tongue.
are the chief remedies.
Dissolve a small
powder of each in a glass half-full of water and give spoonful doses every two hours alternately.
and swelling of which somethe throat and is conspic-
times extends to
It generally increases
the fourth day, and then gradually sub-
or scarlet fever, or
the effect of cold or
should keep in
the house, and avoid exposure to cold and
damp; the glands should be fomented with
water, the face tied up with a hand-
kerchief or piece of flannel, and kept erately
warm, and the
diet should be mild
the patient take cold, there
danger of a painful swelling of the
given so long as there are any feverish symptoms, a
dose every hour.
dose every three hours, will be
92 required. f^ive
If the swelling
a few doses of Calcar, fluor,
NECK, STIFF.— Usually the
result of cold
the neck with camphorated
tw^o or three folds of
draughts of pliosph,
every two hours.
NETTLERASH. that produced
— An eruption resembling
by the stinging
attended with itching, burning, or stinging
The rash often appears instantaneously, disappears in the warmth and reappears in the cold, and seldom stays many hours in the same place, and may be caused pain.
by mechanical irritation, cold, or acidity and other disorders of the stomach. Usually it can be traced to some special article of diet, shell-fish and strawberries being especially frequently the cause.
consists in avoiding these
irritatmg foods, keeping the bowels in good condition, bathing the parts with oatmeal
Natrum mur, and Kali
water, and taking
mur. in alternation every two hours.
NERVOUSNESS tability is
consists in a state of exci-
and abnormal impressionability.
usually a chronic condition, fostered by
indulgent foolish parents, irregularity diet, especially
highly seasoned food, over-
When excessive, it l)ecoffee and tea, etc. comes hysteria and requires the same treatment, which must be mental and moral, with a view to exercising greater self conChange of air, freedom from respontrol. sibility, good nourishing food, salt water baths, bicycling are all conducive to bring about a change for the better. Kali phospli, and Calcarea pJiosph. are the principal remedies and should be given as nerve food remedies right along for some time.
Begin with the 6x trituration, tak-
94 ing three doses a day of one for one week,
then change to the other. chilly
and very sensitive and rather
tellectual turn of ration, a small
mind, give Silica
powder night and morning.
After one week, change to the 12th trituration
and take the same way.
NEURALGIA may be
caused by changes in
the weather, colds, anemic
The pains come and
blood, injuries, etc.
are burning or stitching, often associated
with cramps in the muscles, twitching, redness and swelling of face. RExMEDIES.
given when the face pains increased on
hot and red and the
moving the head.
pale, irritable persons
and when pains are accom.panied with much weakness.
ceriain time each
flow of tears.
or are attended with
symptom with Natrum mur.
95 Magnes. pJiosph,
and are always made warmth. Kali sulph,' For pains that shift a good deal, and when they are better in cool open air, l)ut worse towards evening. go very suddenly
better by the appHcation of
— Pains that are associated
with numbness and coldness, and always
and every change
Dose. Of the selected remedy, dissolve powder in hot water and take a sip every few minutes until relieved. For more chronic conditions, take a dose every two a
great anxiety, excitement^ frightful
dreams or caused by
slight fever; often
fatigue, late suppers, or
supper be light;
avoid fatigue and heavy bed clothing. Take a dose of Kali
NOSE, Bleeding from
face in the coldest water,
dash cold water, or vinegar and water, up the nostrils, or apply ice or ice-water to the root of the nose, or apply cold cloths or metal to the nape of the neck or back.
the head as
elevated as possi-
the diet be spare and simple in
As bleeding from the nose
congestion, the treatment should
be adapted to the urgency of the symptoms,
need not be much
life, with modand regular exercise, a nourishing avoiding stimulants, and should make
ing should lead a temperate erate diet,
a free use of cold water.
remedy is Ferrum plios. powder in a cup of cold water,
and take a swallow every few minutes until relieved.
THE HEAD may
recent catarrh of the eustachian tube, an
97 extension from an ordinary cold, or as a result of too large doses of quinine, etc. If
after quinine, take JSfatrmn
every three hours.
in region of
females about the time of menses
mon symptom, and
with other menstrual disturbances.
Kali pJios, and Magnes, plios.^ alternating every hour. Between the periods, take Calcar, pJios. night
PARALYTIC SYMPTOMS.— Numbness and lameness; rheumatic paralysis; loss of sensation or motion in a part,
by the use
matism; later, Calcar, and morning. Silica is the
due to the suppression
a dose night
98 has frequently caused paralytic conditions
and cured only by giving a remedy ing the accustomed sweat,
PERSPIRATION abnormal, when due
weakness, as after acute illness or general
body, will be
body with vinegar and water, or cologne spirits and water, and taking at the same time Calcar.pliospli,^ third trituration, a powder every three lessened by sponging the
PHARYNGrlTIS-â€” Redness, pain and swelling of the mucous membrane of the mouth and
with painful swallowing; a
dose every hour.
the tongue be coated white
and parts swollen.
the tongue be coated
with a yellowish deposit.
The chronic form of pharyngitis is often due to smoking, which must be stopped. A
99 course of
Kali mur.^ a dose
of the third
times a da:y, will often
PILES. (Haemorrlioids). Small tumors or lumps formed by a distention or relaxation
They may be
of the veins of the rectum.
external, or so far within the rectum as to
be imperceptible, and they bleed.
weight, pain in the
and thighs, straining during stoolj and constipation, frequently accompany them. Piles are frequently caused by excessive fatigue, obstinate costiveness, back^ loins
the abuse of purgatives, sedentarj^ habits, stimulating food or drinks, or by a constitutional or hereditary tendency.
Treatment. present are
â€”The pain and
relieved by the free ap-
plication of cold water either by bathing or
Aesculas Cerate spread on lint
and kept constantly times beneficial. is
to the parts is
and the horizontal position
100 should be observed, with a mild vegetable
Everything heating, stimulating, and constipating, must be avoided in the genediet.
highly-seasoned food and the
Individuals subject to
bathe in the sea as often as convenient, or in snlt
During an attack,
jections of cold water suitable
every endeavor made *
be used daily;
keep the bowels
must be paid
in the func-
tions of the liver, the digestive organs
Ferrum jyliosj^h. Inflamed and bleeding must be used before the tumors are hardened. Take a dose every hour and bathe with Hamamelis extract. Calcar fluor. is the chief remedy for the permanent cure. It is useful for blind piles, frequently with backache and constipiles,
After an acute attack,
Take Use the 6th
for the remaining tumors.
one tablet ever}^ three hours.
potency, later the 1-lh or 30th.
Magnes. piles are It
exceedingly tender and painful.
be used in alternation with other
should be given
dissolved in hot water, a dose every hour.
PI3IPLES (Acne).â€” An eruption frequently seen in
young, especially about the
time of puberty and whenever the digestive tract
It consists of dis-
minute boils, seated on a hard inflamed base, which suppurate imperfectly, leaving behind them
tinct pustules not unlike very
which are slow in They generally appear on
small, hard, red tumors,
the tace, forehead, and chin, and are excited
vegetables, and drink
Thorough washing with soap and water the affected part, then plenty of fresh water.
powder with corn-starch,
will prove bene-
The chief remedy is Kali mur, followed by Calcar. sulpJi, Take a dose three times a day.
Stitch in the Side.— (Pleurodynia.)
matic affection of the muscles covering and passing between the ribs, which produces
an acute pain in the side increased on spiration.
distinguished from^ true
pleurisy by being attended with little or no
and by the increase of pain which takes place on movement of the chest or any exertion causing the contrac-
tion of the inflamed muscles.
The treatment consists in the application of heat and administration of Ferrum pliospli. in
hourly doses until relieved.
— The true form
of the Pleura, the
103 the lungs and chest, and is a very painful and serious affection. It is accompanied by fever, short breathing, with a stitching Greatly pain in some part of the cliest. aggravated by breathing and motion.
â€” The patient's room must be
kept quiet, moderately warm, but well ventilated.
Perfect rest should be observed.
All kinds of animal food and heating fluids
should be avoided, and the diet should conbarley water,
of farinaceous articles,
milk, etc.; returning during convalescence to
bandage may be applied over the painful part
meal poultices, hot During recovery, care guard against catching
must be taken
The principal remedy pliospli.^
at first is
a dose dissolved in w\ater should be
taken every half hour. This
by Kali mur.^ a dose
rum every hour. Pleurisy is
ted with inflammation of the lungs themselves, giving
and very dangerous disease which should always receive the attention of a physician. There is high fever, great oppression of the chest, painful breathing,
cough and marked
It is a disease especially
ous in the very young and the aged and in constitutions
run down by excess or
of the heart
be watched as death usually occurs from heart failure. this disease.
Stimulants are indicated in
Ferrum phosph.^ Kali
the Tissue Remedies, plios,
are those most frequently indicated.
remedies must be given frequently, every
supplemented by absolute
rest, easily assimilated food, milk, etc.
comfort, but should be done
105 very carefully without disturbing the patient much or exposing him in any way, otherwise they are a delusion.
RED GUM.—Infant Rash.— Pimples
ring upon the face, chest, and hands of young infants, with redness of the surrounding skin, often dependent upon teething.
Bathe the child in bran
water, and after thorough drying with a soft towel,
freely with corn-starch.
Give a dose of Ferrum morning. If the child
Calcar, phosph.^ third trituration, a in his food or
on the ton«:ue three times a *&^
body, generally attended with rigidity of the part affected and
pains on motion, and characterized by sensibility to
and a sensation
an acute attack (acute rheumatism) fever ^
pains with stiffness are experienced in the parts affected, especially in the joints, and in
most cases there the
rheumatism the symptoms are similar, but less urgent and more tedious. Rheumatism is sometimes local, or wanders from one part to another in a most capricious manner, or even attacks internal organs; is sometimes attended with swelling, heat, and redness, and sometimes without such symptoms, sometimes relieved by motion, and sometimes by rest; sometimes by hot and sometimes by cold applications. Rheumatism affecting the loins is called lumbago the hips, sciatica and the chest, false ;
dry; flannel underwear
that the bowels are kept in good condition;
much meat; drink
The first remedy in tliis painful affection It should be given is Ferrum phosph. every hour until improvement shows itself. If
the joints are swollen, alternate with
Kali mur, every two hours. lent pains,
For very viois
to be used,
a dose every hour, stopping the other
edies meanwhile. Calcar, 2^hosph. is the
remedy when every
weather brings back rheumatic Take a tablet of the sixth potency three times a daj^ for some time. It frequently hardens the system against taking change
a contagious dis-
ease caused by a vegetable parasite, and
common in known in adults.
which attacks the
children, but almost
burrowing into the
roots and producing circular patches having
raised and scurfy surface, the which are dry, brittle, lustreless, and broken off* close to the scalp. Some-
108 times there
a small pustule at the root of
each hair, which discharges a mucous
Tlie treatment consists in the application
and the internal
administration of Kali mur,. a dose three
times a day.
an important dis-
eased condition in children, by which the illy nourished and become malformed in consequence. The bones are softer, owing to a lack of deposit of the
earthy constituents. ring the
The usual symp-
always begins du-
about the head, inability to walk or weak legs, large wrists,
â€” the bones
head do not
of catarrhal complications,
to all kinds
and nervous symptoms. The teeth are cut late, sometimes a year may pass before
teeth are through.
of a rickety child requires
must be regulated; sugar and starchy food must
careful attention to details.
milk, broths, plenty of fresh air; sunlight
and cleanliness must be found sery;
shoes and stockings are
clothing, combination flannels,
water baths, inunction
of oil are useful aids.
course of the Tis-
The bones are
the principal remedy.
have diarrhoea, sallow, earthy complexion, etc.
It is best
the food, beginning with tablets of the
or second trituration and putting one in its
potency about three
third and sixth
times a day.
remedy may be given in alternation with any other that may be indicated.
Natrum mur. is
— Especially when the neck
very thin and the thighs,
large, rest of
wasted away; abdomen swollen, hot; ankles
weak; offensive diarrhoea; child very nervous, sensitive, irritable, cold tendency to boils; child feels better when wrapped up very warmly.
cially useful for poorly nourished children,
stools, perspiration, etc.
stools often clay-
remedy should be given four times a day and persevered with for weeks, or until marked improvement shows itself. colored.
SCARLET FEVER liar scarlet
rash upon the skin, with fever
and contagious; usually commencing with fever, pains in the throat, and vomiting. On the first or second day, or sometimes a little
and sore throat.
It is infectious
Ill redness of the skin appears,
later, a scarlet
smooth glassy spots, first on the throat and then on the face and neck, from whence it spreads over the whole body, and usually continues until the fifth or sixth day. The redness disappears on in large,
often accompanied with an affection of the
kidneys, more frequently with severe disthroat and neck, or of some
ease of the
internal organ, and
It generally It
occurs only once dur-
comes out within a w^eek
exposure to the infection.
The patient with separated.
contagious from the initial
sore throat until the last
Six weeks quarantine
The treatment must always be superintended by a physician. It is a dangerous disease,
differ greatly in
careful attention to
112 nursing and diet are absolutely necessary
Remedies play but a For the sim-
to ensure recovery.
role in the treatment.
ple forms, nothing outside
administration of Ferrujii
This can always be relied upon until the physician can
charge of the case.
Kali mur,^ Kali
For the severer types and Calc, phos. are
affection of the large nerve supplying the leg,
frequently upon constitutional defects.
the treatment, great attention must be paid to the condition of the bowels, as a loaded
colon alone suffices to greatly aggravate the pain, also to the condition of the foot
sometimes heavy shoes or boots, and
stockings going far to cure an attack.
down back of thigh to moving about restlessness,
gently gives some relief for a time.
Natrum from a
gouty patients, pain
in hip-joint, worse
moving about or
better by heat, worse right side, hip
knee; hamstrings feel contracted.
Mag lies severe.
— When the
pains are very
in hot water,
dose of the selected remedy
given hourly or of tenor,
pains are severe;
acute, a dose four times a
For very obstinate
cases Calc. Phos. and Silica
YITUS DANCE (Chorea.)— A
be tried. disease of
the nervous sj'Stem characterized by twitchings and involuntary
groups of muscles, especially of the
often associated with rheu-
matism, anemia, worms and as a result of
mere imitation. Remedies.
phosjyi. are the principal
remedies. For the
114 acute attacks, give a dose of Calcar
morning and night, and Magnes 2)lios. every two hours during the day. When improvement sets in, give one dose of each daily, one in the morning and the other at night.
eruption of vesicles in
clusters, with red margins which spread around the body hke a girdle or belt, most commonly at the waist, and is attended with heat and itching and often
with acute pain of a neuralgic character, vesicles do not burst but
difficult of cure.
â€” Powder the parts with corn
starch after appljdng a
take Kali nation, a
change color and
and Natram mur, in altertwo hours. If the
severe substitute A^a/i^Aosp/^, a dose
SLEEPLESSNESS (Iiisoiiiiiia) is an early symptom of an exhausted condition of the
115 nervous system and should be treated by
looking to the general health. tal
work, especially in the evening;
patient does not go to bed hungry.
a cup of beef-tea or hot milk at bedtime will ensure a
the feet are w^arm
sary, put a hot water bag in the bed.
be taken with advantage
milk on retiring for the night. Silica
the patient chilly.
be taken during the day,
nervous and excitable and
dose three times a day.
SMALL-POX (Tariola).â€” Small-pox commences with fever, accompanied with nausea and vomiting, severe pains in the back and loins, bad smell from the mouth, and frequently with tenderness of the abdomen
on pressure. tion
day the erup-
on the face
then on the neck, and
afterwards over the whole body.
the eruption has the form of small, red,
hard, and pointed elevations, which increase
and enlarge during the next three days, forming into small vesicles on the top
each pimple, depressed in the centre, having an inflamed base, and being a clear fluid.
the eighth or ninth day
at its height, after w^hicli
time the pustules commence to dry up and scab in the order in which they appearance.
The pustules sometimes run
into each other, and form large, continuous,
The eruption on the
skin passes through the stages of pimple, vesicle, pustule, scab,
the site of exudation. ally
and leaves marks on The disease gener-
exhausts the susceptibility of the con-
stitution to another attack
be cool, thoroughly ventilated, and dark-
ened; some antiseptic should be used freely,
either on cloth dipped in the solutions
117 or in the form of spray.
Cool, fresh air
should be admitted several times a day, and lie
on a mattress and be
linen should be fre-
the patient should lightly covered.
quently changed, and the free use of cooling drinks allowed.
thin gruel, etc.
in, beef- tea
should be given.
no diarrhoea, roasted apples,
stewed prunes, and the lescence sets
Toast- water and oatmeal-
and chicken -broth
should be more cold than
and prevent pitthe pustules should be painted with allay irritation
glycerine or starch.
the only effectual preventive against small-
does not prevent,
controls the formation of pustules.
be given to pramote the
formation of healthy skin and the falUng off of
Use the 3rd
a dose every three hours.
SORE THROAT. dition
from the which
or less fever. It
differ greatly in
cases of great severity ending in abscess and
suppuration, and obstructing respiration to
an alarming extent. Treatment. the throat;
â€” Use a wet compress
gargle with claret and water
and take Ferrum hour,
phos.^ a dose is red,
Useful for the
and those who use Tendency to evening
119 Kali ted
and after nitrate
of silver treatment.
sore throat with feeling of a plug or
and great Calcara
in the morning.
uvula too long, tickling ing of
ing in throat.
take a dose
every hour in acute cases, for more chronic types, a dose three times a day.
nervous organization, and have been subjected to
to errors is
to get rid of the offending cause,
hence an injection or even vomiting may be resorted to. A hot bath is always indicated.
After these things have been at-
give Magnes. phos. dissolved in
hot water every few
from teething Fits during development
without fever. in
followed by Calcar,
the 3Iag. phos. fails to
give entire relief.
minutes for a few
cramps and convulsive movements
with the third trituration, and after some time substituting the sixth and higher.
SPINAL IRRITATION ache,
impaired digestion, in
shown by backspine, headache,
Tissue Remedies, together with attention to the general
health, massage, salt water
baths, will be of great benefit.
tient is easily fatigued,
weakness from the
121 back Salty and head, spine very sensitive. taste and repugnance to food; vision becomes dim after reading; skin dry and harsh, mouth dry; feet heavy; back feels slightest exertion,
broken; bladder weak, dribbling of urine. Silica,— SpinRl irritation of children de-
pending on worms. Nape of neck stiff burning in back. Patient very sensitive to every im.pression, feels better from warmth in general.
be given in alternation
remedies as a general
powder may be taken three times a day, half an hour before eating. nerve food.
TEETHING. — Dentition.
doubt that the teething process does predispose the child to various disturbances;
and open to all sorts of impressions and morbid influences. There is more or less restlessness, sleeplessness, fever, bowel disturbance and skin irritation. Look to the general physical it
warm clothing, suffimuch bed clothing, reg-
comfort of the child, cient but not too
sunny room, daily
ular bathing, good air^
the best of course,
mother's milk, cow's milk modified addition of barley-water substitutes.
pear, a crust of
In the absence of
one of the best
the teeth begin to ap-
bread and broth
given in addition, though milk should be the principal article of diet for the
nothing more certain
than the favorable influence of some of the Tissue Remedies in regulating this import-
ant time in the child's
greater and wider influence than
Calcar, phos. in erupting,
the teeth are rather late
should be given to hasten the
troublesome ailments during dentition;
useful in flabby, emaciated chil-
dren who are apt
have loose bowels- and
Give a pow-
from stomach troubles.
der of the third trituration in the three times a day.
ously followed by Calcar. fluor.^ tates
also greatly facili-
vomiting and spasms, incessant crying, Magnes.
twitching of muscles or complete spasms;
and loose bowels call for it. Should be given after every stool and during spasmodic symptoms every few minutes. colic
ease of infants, and also one of which
peculiar to the last stage of chronic diseases,
consisting of white, spongy and sloughy
ulcers, resembling loose skin
on the tongue,
and sometimes, when severe,
extending throughout the intestinal canal; often caused by want of cleanliness, or bad, or unsuitable food.
must be given.
and cool food alone the
124 lously clean with a solution of Boracic acid, or Listerine. Kctli
every hour dissolved in water.
gives very valuable indications for the use of
when very marked, may
lead to the
The most marked appearances characteristic of each remedy are the right remedy.
white, grayish, shining.
Kali phos, brown. Kali insipid,
Edges red and sulpli,
— Coating yellow, slimy with
— Clean, moist tongue, sen-
sation of a hair on tongue. is
Feels drj^, but
bubbles of frothy
cover the sides and
— Coating — Cracked
Natnim phos, creamy
at the ba^e moist,
or golden yellow.
swelling of the tonsils, at times going on to
formation of pus. cold.
to be a special predis-
in certain persons,
only be eradicated by constitutional treatment. Remedies.
Give a dose every hour. sulpli.
alternated with the former.
Besides the remedies, ice ful.
Ice-cream will be found
TONSILS, EXLABCiED.— A very connnon affection
with l)reathing with mouth closed. resorting to cutting, which
nowadays, a course
126 should be given a chance to cure radically.
Frequently a few weeks' treatment will accomplish the result.
The principal remedy Chronic swelling of the
pain on opening mouth, difficulty in swal-
lowing and deafness, husky voice. the
trituration, one tablet four times a
then substitute the 3x,
later the Gth given in the
Pain in one or more which varies extremely in degree^ duration, and character, frequently extending to the face, ears, neck, and head, and often resulting from pregnancy, decayed teeth, extremes or sudden changes of temperature, cold, rheumatism, indigestion,
or from hot or cold, sweet
or sour articles
of food or drink, etc.
heat and redness in the cheek and
by cold drinks.
with profuse flow of tears or of
by the application
pains are re-
the pains^ seem to be deep
in the jaw.
other hard swelling. Dose.
â€” A powder of the selected remedy
should be given every half or quarter of an hour.
â€” Nothing proves the efficiency
of constitutional treatment
Tissue Remedies more than the disappear-
ance of growths and tumors after a course of
in the latter stages
the earlier stages; and
certain that surgical measures should not
be decided upon until a few months treat-
ment have been
128 the following remedies are based on the
physicians and cannot
has been found of
cancer, for the pain, offensive discharge
Epithelioma, cancer on
the skin near a mucous lining, with dis-
charge of thin, mattery secretion. Calcar, phos, this
maid's knee, Calc.jiuor. nels^
of all sorts
remedy. Goitre, weeping sinew, houseetc., all
yield to this drug.
iu the breast.
rated lumps. Silica,
lumps that are hard but threaten
remedy should be taken for several weeks, two or day and in varying poteneics.
three times a
ULCERS.^ of internal
remedies does more than
measures ever accomplished. These are
not to be neglected, but healthy action
greatly furthered by the concomitant use of the Tissue Silica,
indicated in suppurative
processes, glandular swellings with suppu-
Ulcers of the lowar limbs; spongy,
easily bleeding ulcers;
hard worked and
sluggish ulcers, in
tion following abrasion of the skin over tliP
Begin with the third trituration dissolved in
a dose three
the sixth and later the twelfth trituration.
URINARY TROUBLES.â€” Disturbance
the normal action of the urinary apparatus,
met with in domestic practice, shows itself more frequently as incontinence, or too frequent, sometimes too scant and more or less painful urination. The causes may be various: colds, errors in diet, rectal troubles;
and, in women, disnlacements of the
130 are frequent causes.
persistent chanj2;e should receive the attention
of a physician.
of the following
The urinary sympremedies are well
and whenever present will often yield remedy:
to the corresponding
of the best
for wetting of the bed in children
when every cough
causes the urine to spurt.
the bladder; irresistible urging to urinate,
aggravated by standing, with smarting and pain.
scalding, bloody urine;
bed in older old
itching of urethra.
Natrum plws. of
remedy in catarrh Much mucus in urine;
frequent urination; diabetes.
Especially useful in
131 This remedy
geously followed by Calcar phos.
stone in the
bladder; flocculent sediment.
— Cutting much and
involuntary, after coughing,
TACCINATION,— Should any show themselves 7nur,
Silica will neutralize
them; a dose
one in the morning and 'the other at
VABICOSE VEINS.— Enlarged especially in the legs,
quently during pregnancy.
very painful, and
sometimes become burst,
a powerful vein remedy.
Varicose veins in young persons; throbbing in the parts.
132 Calcar. fluor,
forms of varicose veins.
burning soreness, even ulceration
Use the sixth trituration, three Sometimes a local applica-
times a day.
tion of a solution of the
water, will be of
of various dis-
be caused by gastric
disorders as well as disturbed states of the circulation.
congestion of the
shown by hot head,
full pulse, etc.,
a dose every two anemic condition, give
Calcar, plios.^ a dose three times a day.
to gastric disorders, consult
edies there indicated.
rising or looking up; nervous causes;
down states of the system. Natrum sulph,^ with biliousness and ter taste
— 133 VOICE, LOSS
OF.— Usually from cold or Rest, warm drinks, and
over use of voice.
every hour, usually soon re-
store the voice.
VOMITINGr. Bilious Vomiting. der ^'Bilious Attacks."
The Vomiting of Blood. if
be not a arise
— This symptom, of
from a weakness brought on by
some exceptional cause, such as straining, a blow on the stomach, overheating, etc. Spitting or coughing up of blood may present itself in various degrees of severity,
and may or may not be a dangerous symptom, sometimes arising from the ulcerative process in consumptom; but at other times it may be constitutional, caused by external circumstances, such as quick running,
Care should whether the blood coughed or hawked up is from the lungs or stomach, or merely from the nose, or violent exercise, lifting, etc.
be taken to examine
back part of the mouth or throat.
drinks and dissolve a powder of Ferrum pJws,, third trituration, in a glass
water and give teaspoonful doses every
VOMITING} is a frequent symptom in children from errors in diet or at the beginning of acute diseases, troubles; in adults
indicates diseases of
the stomach or kidneys, most excess of
whole patient must be taken into consideration
and the underlying complaint
very marked in the
following remedies. Silica,
— Child vomits —
as soon as
Morning vomiting with Ferrum phos, Vomiting
sour fluids, soon after eating; vomiting of blood, bright red.
not food; curdled masses; dark substance, like
nausea. Calcar. phos.
— Vomiting after cold water
and ice-cream. Infants vomit often and easily and want to nurse all the time. Vomiting with teething troubles.
a functional ner-
vous trouble characterized by spasmodic, tremulous, inco-ordinate or paralytic distur-
bance when the act of writing It is associated It is a
with some pain and fatigue.
type of other cramps incident upon
certain occupations, ^ike telegraphers, sicians,
continuously and without
massage and the administration pJiQS.
dose of one in
the morning and the other at
followed by Galcar,
cramplike pain in fingers and wrists.
WHOOPING COUGH.— A convulsive cough, accompanied with a shrill whoop, and returning in fits which are frequently terminated by vomiting of food and mucus. The
commences with cough, hoarsene.ss, and other symptoms of a common cold; and in the second or third week, the cough pedisease
culiar to this disorder
The paroxysms usually occur every two or three hours, and are often worse during the night, or every other da}^ Between the paroxysms, with the exception of being weak, the patient shows no
apparent symptoms of disease. 1.
an ordinary cold
— sneezing, watery
137 charge from the nose^ watery eyes, hoarseness,
dry cough, headache, oppression
chest, feverish nights, etc., lasting for
or three wrecks,
The Conyulsive, or Whooping Stage. Violent paroxysms of cough of a convulsive and suffocative character, and distinguished by a peculiar whoop. The are sometimes face and neck swollen and livid, the eyes protruded and full of tears. The duration of the paroxysms varies from 2.
minutes, at the termination of
often vomiting or expecto-
ration of food or ropy mucus. lasts
five to six
must be nourish-
ing and the strength of the patient well
of fresh air
exercise should be enjoined.
and regular Linseed
or gum-arabic water will be found useful to allay the
sources of irritation and excitement should
be excluded from the invalid.
Magnes phos. should
the principal remedy. steadily,
and will soon
of the third trituration in a glass
and give teaspoonful doses every two hours and after every coughing spell. Calcar phos, may be needed in weakly constitutions, or in teething-children, and of water,
in obstinate cases
WORMS, THREAD,— Small worms
bling ends of white cotton or thread, affect-
ing the last portion of the bowel, and especially the rectum, causing great irritation,
especially at night, nervous derangement, difficulty in
making water, paleness
face, picking of the nose, variation of the
They may often be seen
the child's stool, or crawling on the child's person*
— Look to the diet;
starchy and amylacious food, mushes,
be necessary to give an occa-
sional injection of salt
and water, one
139 spoonful to a quart of water, and afterwards
vaseline to the rectum.
the parts immaculately clean.
Natrum plios, is the principal remedy for kinds of worms round, long or thread
be pain in the bowels, nose,
itching of rectum, grinding of teeth, etc.
symptoms more or less present with this trouble. This remedy probably acts by destroying the excess of lactic acid, which all
seems to be necessary for the
Give one tablet
tency night and morning.
of the third po-
MATERIA MEDICA. CALCAREA FLUORICA This salt
(Fluoride of Lime).
in the surface of
bones and in the enamel of the teeth in the elastic fibres and skin.
ance of the equilibrium of the molecules of this salt,
according to the theory of Bio-
chemistry, causes a relaxed condition and a dilatation, interfering with absorption and hence favoring hardening and swelling of
Enlarged veins, piles, swollen the tissues. and hardened glands, tumors, uterine displacements, are conditions resulting from such a cause. Special Syimptoms Calling for the Use of
hard swellings; nasal troubles; stufly cold;
bad odor with
hard to detach, going back into
Mouth and Throat: Gumboil with hard swelHng on the jaw; cold sores; throat troubles, tickling from enlarged soft palate. Hiccough and and Bowels: vomiting; constipation and piles, swollen and hard; bleeding piles; itching of rectum; Stomach
internal piles, with backache
womb, indicated by dragging pains; of womb; profuse menstruation. The
in croup; dry, hoarse cough; tickling
cough, with lumps of thick mucus.
for varicose veins
blood tumors; gouty enlargements; crack-
ing in joints; weeping sinew; inflammation
hardened glands; knots and and tumors anywhere.
Corresponding HoMCEOPATnic Remedies. Fluoric acid,
For hard jod.
Preparation and Dose.
paration for ordinary use uration, of
size of a
be taken dry on the tongue, three the same
times a day; or one tablet of strength
be used instead.
week's use of the sixth, ble,
twelfth potency, used in a similar manner.
CALCAREA PHOSPHORICA Lime^),
proper growth and nutrition of the body
and supplies the tissues.
insufficient supply of Calcarea
phos. results in defective nutrition, imper-^ feet
growth and decay.
It is of
importance during dentition, rapidly growing old age
after acute diseases,
drains on the system and in inherited weak-
scrofulous and tuberculous manifestations.
Special Symptoms Calling for the Use of
impaired memory; vertigo, cold
head do not
scalp sore, itches, feels cold.
Eyes and Ears: Scrofulous inflammation of eyes
with spots on cornea; eye-troubles
in school children
the time of pu-
berty; cannot use eyes
bones around ear aches; ear
Mouth and Throat develop slowly; swollen;
enlargement of tonsils;
relaxed sore throat; sore throat with pain
on swallowing; constant hawking.
Stomach: Flatulence and heartburn; infant wants to nurse all time pains after eating; craving for salted and smoked meat. ;
complaint; pain in rectum;
Urinary and Sexual: Wetting of the bed
incontinence in old people
diabetes gravel ;
uterine displacements,with rheumatic pains
menses too early and too profuse. After prolonged nursing, leucorrhoea,
a constitutional tonic.
consumptives; palpitation. Extremities:
aching, worse any change of
weather; languor, trembling and twitching:
anemia and chlorosis; rickets; flabby, emaciated, sickly, ailing, backward children; polypi; irregularity in development; lumbago, after the use of
Ferrum phos; house-
swelling of the joints.
145 Corresponding Homceopathic Reimedies. China, Ruta and
As a remedy f
when they are cold, damp
to be pre-
Preparation and Dose. best preparation
— For infants, the
the third trituration, of of a teaspoonf ul
dissolved in the milk twice a day, and given
thus with the food.
ordinary purposes, tablets of
the third or
sixth potency, given three times a daj^, will
be found effective. twelfth potency
For old patients, the
CALCAREA SULPHURICA (Gypsum).— This
contained in the connective
stands in close relation to supIt
suppuration continues too long.
ence of pus with a vent
the general indi-
of children; pimples
Scald head and pustules on face;
cold in head with thick discharge; edges of nostrils sore.
obstinate hoarseness tion;
catarrh with thick, lumpy, pus-like
secretions; cough with herpetic eruptions. Extremities:
Backache; burning itching
of soles; herpetic eruptions all over; boils;
carbuncles; chilblains; abscesses; to shorten the suppurative process
Corresponding HOxAkeopathic Remedies.
Ilepar and Silica.
Calcar sulph. resembles Ilepar, but acts
deeper and more intensely, and
useful after Ilepar has ceased to act.
preferable in glands that suppurate.
147 Preparation and Dose.
two hours in acute, and three times a day in chronic, diseases.
third potency every
FERRUM PHOSPHORICUM Iron).
found in the red blood cor-
puscles most abundantly, but also in every cell.
equilibrium of the
disturbance of the
molecules in the
fibres causes a relaxed condition,
favoring congestion and haemorrhage. Iron restores the tone, equalizes the circulation,
and abates the congestive
All ailments of a
are dull and listless, failing appetite,
lose weight, etc.
Head and Face: Rush throbbing headaches;
of blood to
with eyes bloodshot, red, inflamed;
complexion; hot, red face; face-ache, with flushed face, cheek sore and hot; cold applications are grateful;
Nose and Ears: First stage of all colds; bleeding from nose; noises in ears; earache; deafness.
Throat dry, red, inflamed, pain-
ful; first stage of
diphtheria and ulcerated
food and blood; undigested stools; haemorrhoids and dysentery.
Wetting of the bed; frequeno urination; menses too early, and frequent, and profuse; menstrual colic. Urinary symptoms^
colds on the chest, especially in children.
Painful cough with fever; soreness of chest;
cough with emission
and pneumonia loss
urine; cough with bronchitis, pleuris}^ first
voice; hoarseness; huskiness after
talking or singing;
bago; rheumatic pains anywhere, that are
149 worse moving and
acute articular rheumatism.
Corresponding Homceopathic Remedies.
Aconite and Gelsemium.
Aconite has more
about and greater fever. Gelsem., more drowsiness
In anemic conditions, China and Calcar. phos.
Tartar emetic follow often.
Preparation and Dose.
paration for acute conditions, in the begin-
which a powder
the third size of a
should be dissolved in a tumbler half full of pure cold water, a teaspoonful of
be taken every quarter, half or hour,
according to the severit}^ of the symptoms.
are not very acute,
the sixth potency
every two hours.
KALI MURIATICUM This salt
(Chloride of Potash).
found in the blood, nerve
and corresponds to the inflammations. Croupous and diphtheritic membranes, lymphatic enlargements, discharges and expectorarelation to
second stage of
tions of thick, whitish matter. cipal indications for the
drug are such
charges and white, greyish coating of the tongue.
efficacy of this
monstrated in chronic catarrhal conditions, croup,
In alternation with Ferr, deafness from catarrh tubes, skin
eruptions with small vesicles
containing yellowish secretions, ulcerations
with swellings and white exudations;
leucorrhoea with characteristic discharge, etc.
in general are
motion; the gastric and abdominal being
worse after taking pastry, rich and fatty foods.
Sick headache; dand-
and eruptions on scalp; chronic discharge from ears; deafness and earache; ruff
noises in ears; stuffy colds; thrush, canker
and rawness of mouth; tongue coated ish, white and slimy. Throat:
useful in most
diphtheria and specific for diphtheritic sore throat; pharyngitis, tonsilitis; chronic sore
throat with deafness. Gastric
whitish gray tongue after rich food; vomiting of white
constipation with furred
fatty food; piles, especially bleeding, dysentery.
Urinary and Sexual Organs: tion of
Inflammadark colored bladder; urine, with
sand}^ deposit; Urethritis,
leucorrhoea, thick and bland
womb; morning of the breast.
152 Loss of voice; asth-
ma, cough, with thick, whitish expectoration,
croup, pleurisy and
swelling around joints; rheumatic pains felt
only during motion, or at night in bed; epilepsy.
Abscesses, boils, carbuncles, acne,
eczema, burns, cold sores, pimples, i)ustules, warts,
require a course of Kali mur.,
spasmodic conditions. Preparation and Dose.
This remedy acts
better in the lower potencies, from
Mercurius and it
Corresponding Homceopathic Remedies. Bryonia,
a'rains in one-
water every hour.
should be applied on
should be o;iventen to fifteen half glass
a deep acting
eradicating tendencies, useful as an inter-
KALI PHOSPHORICUM (Phosphate ash).
salt is a
notably of the brain
and hinders the decay of tissues: Nervous conditions known as neurasthenic, is the field in which this salt has become pre-eminent. The results of a want of nerve power, as prostration, exertion, loss depression, of mental vigor, brain-fag, softening of the brain, and when there is septic
rapid decomposition of
curative in septic hoBmorrhages, scorbutic
gangrene, stomatitis, offensive carrion-like diarrhoea or dysentery,
adynamic or typ-
urticaria, predisposition to epistaxisin children,
and vertigo from nervous
exhaustion; tongue coated as
Man}^ symptoms are
dark liquid mustard. aggravated by noise
by exertion, physical and mental; pains worse in cold air; ameliorated by gentle motion, eating, excitement, anything in fact that will reUeve the mind and ting position;
aid in restoring the lacking nerve
gastric fever, malignant con-
Head Symptoms: iety
Nervous dread, anx-
fear; brain-fag; depressed spirits;
general irritability; impaired ness,
of energy, hysteria,
and weakness; headaches those w^orn out
nervousness to noise
follow with Calc fluor., second trituration.
cleave to roof of mouth; coated dark brown
edges sore and red; bleeding of gums; hungry feehng; all gone sensation; constant
dark brown, bloody,
Back and tions;
numbness and weakness; Neuralgic pains anywhere with depression; weakness, sciatica; cold
Respiratory Organs: Short breath, hoarse-
ness, faintness; intermittent
Urinary Organs: of children, this
In wetting of the bed
when other remedies
nation in old people; diabetes with nervous
weakness; Bright's disease. Menses premature and profuse, black and offensive
headache with sleepy, legs ache
pain in ovaries and across
lower part of back; yellow leucorrhoea.
The lower poseem to work best. Either the third and sixth, or even the second trituration will answer all purposes. For acute Preparation and Dose.
conditions, take a powder, size of a lima
water, \and take teaspoonful hour. For
tumbler of doses
more chronic conditions, take one
156 tablet of the
third potency four times a
Corresponding Homceopathic Remedies.
Rhus and Phonphorus,
Pulsatilla and IgnaThe ncnrest analogue is Rhus, for the symptoms depending on blood changes, while Phosphorus is more like it in the
In menstrual headaches Gelsemium
KALI SULPHURICUM The
phos. corresponds with Ignatia and
(Sulphate of Potash).
under the influence
especially called for in the late stages of all
In profuse desquamation.
conditions accompanied by a yellow
of eruptions or discharge.
worse towards evening and better
in the open
Head: Dizziness and headache, worse in warm room and in the evening; dandrufi'
15T and scaldhead; eruptions on
with yellow, slimy matter; old catarrhs, nose obstructed
smell; offensive dis-
arrh of stomach with yellow, slimy coated
tongue; pressure as of a load in stomach;
dread of hot drinks; yellow, slimy diarrhoea, with
Urinary and Sexual: greenish
Slimy, yellow or
discharge from urethra or from
Mesjnratory Organs: Bronchial asthma and catarrh, worse in warm season; cough worse in the evening; great rattling in the chest
mucus with cough;
cative feeling in hot atmosphere; desire for cool air.
Rheumatic pains shifting,
tling in one place, then in another.
scaly tetters; ivy-poison; nettle rash; burn-
158 ing, itching ertrptions; diseased nails; ery-
Preparation and Dose.
ternally for dandruff and skin, use the first trituration
spoonful to one pint.
Internally, tablets of
the sixth every three hours will
Corresponding Homceopatiiic Remedies. Pulsatilla sulpli.
often follows very advantageously
Kali mur. and Pulsatilla.
muscles and nerves. in
cramps, convulsions and other nervous disturbances. lieved by
Pains anywhere that are warmth and pressure. It is
great antispasmodic remedy.
head alwaj^s relieved by
applications; neuralgia with
L59 ness after mental labor; neuralgia around eyes, worse on right side
caused by washing in cold
water; faceache^ worse touch, cold wind,
convulsive twitching of facial muscles or eyelids; toothache; complaints of teething
children, especially spasmodic
Gastric Symjytoms: Hiccough, heartburn, gastralgia, flatulent dyspepsia; flatulent colic
warmth and pressure abdomen watery diarrhoea with cramps; constipation of infants, with spasmodic pain at every attempt at stool with much gas.
Female Symptoms: Menstrual precedes flow; ralgia;
intermittent; ovarian neu-
membranous discharge with menses;
early, dark, fibrous.
remedy; any spasmodic cough, worse at night and on lying down; oppression of chest; constriction of chest and throat; angina pectoris; nervous palpitation. best
feet very tender; cramps in calves; neural-
with muscular contractions;
gia in limbs
languid and exhausted feeling; chorea; bad effects
Preparation acts best a
in hot water.
the third trituration in a cup
water and drink while warm.
severe pain first
be advisable to use the
or second trituration in the same wa3\ colic in
infants, the thirtieth
given in hot water acts best.
Corresponding Homceopathic Remedies.
The most is
striking resemblance of
which may be used with
and neuralgic afiections. In spasmodic symptoms, Belladonna is similar. In in colic
very similar to
PahaiUla and Cimicifnga
NATRUM JIUIIIATK UM (Chlorirte of Sodium or Common Salt). This is a constituent
every liquid and solid of the body.
regulates the degree of moisture within the cells.
find a hypersecretion
of the watery elements of the body, with
other portion of
upon the lymphatic system, the blood,
and upon the mucous lining
indicated in headache, toothache, faceache,
water and mucus; also catar-
rhal affections of
mucous membranes, with
mucus; also small watery blisters, breaking and leaving a thin crust; diarrhoea, transparent, glossy, slimy stools; conjunctivitis
with discharge of tears and clear mucus; tongue clear, slimy, small bubbles of frothy saliva
on sides; leucorrhoea, watery, smart-
ing or clear, starch-like discharge,
in spirit, hypo-
mood with constipation, and hammering headache worse in
morning; sick headache with constipation;
weak; itching eruption on margin of hair at the nape of neck inflamed eyelids; neuralgia around eyes; muscles of neck
impaired vision; old nasal catarrh; loss of smell and taste;
sallow complexion; cold
sores on lips.
bread; heartburn; stipation,
smarting after stool;
Frequent urination; catarrh of burning and soreness in vagina
after urinating; very melancholic about the
time of menses; prolapse and smarting leucorrhoea.
by lying on something hard; pain in hip; weakness
of legs; cracking of joints.
163 Preparation and Dose.-— General experience has taught that the best results are
in the higher poten-
cies, 30x to 200j although some advocate For general use, the 3x and 6x potencies. it is
best to begin with the sixth potency,
improvement does not soon show give the thirtieth, a dose night and
Locally for stings and as a gar-
the crude salt or
Corresponding Homceopathic Remedies. 8e2na and 8ulpliu7\ of service after
effects of excessive use of salt in food, give
found in the blood, musand nerve cells and in the inter-cellu-
prevented. acids and
Through its presence, condifrom excess of lactic acid are It
X64 peptic conditions is
the remedy in
traceable to fats.
cases where there is an Acts also upon the bowglands, lungs and abdominal organs. It all
excess of acidity. els,
cures sour belchings and rising of fluids;
diarrhoea, colic, spasms, fever from acidity of
stomach in children;
characteristic coating of tongue; eyes dis-
charging a yellow creamy matter; gastric
derangements with acidity and flatulence; indigestion, intestinal worms, etc. A characteristic indication is a moist, thick, gold-
en-yellow coating on the tongue and paL^te.
Giddiness, with gastric derange-
ments; sick headaches with sour vomiting. Yellow, creamy coating at the
of roof of
grinding of teeth. pain
mouth and on tongue; Acidity, sour risings;
flatulence, colic with acidity; stomach-ache
from presence Respiratory:
useful intercurrent rem-
edy in catarrhal troubles associated with
Pain in chest from pressure and
breathing; consumption; palpitation, pulse felt in different
Back and give
parts of body.
knees and ankles; aching wrists.
Preparatiox of Dose.-
preparation are tablets of the sixth tritura-
For children^ pellets of the thirtieth potency have been found very efficacious. tion.
Corresponding Homceopathic Remedies. Calcar.
and Rheurn, especially
children where there tion of stomach
appear in the
only in the inter-cellular
and regulates the excretion water.
NATRUM SULPHURICUM This
Gastric bilious conditions, dropsy,
liver diseases, results of living in
dwellings or regions, uric acid
166 chief characteristic
ance of the tongue
dirty, greenish brown.
Sick headache with bihous diar-
rhoea; violent pain at base of brain; mental
troubles arising from injuries to the head. Bitter
Gastric: slime, thick
mouth full must hawk '
up; tongue coated dirty, brownish, vomiting of bile; j&atulent colic, diarrhoea, stools
darkj bilious, worse in morning, larl}^ after
wet weather; great
mass; aching in region of
in urine like brick-dust in
the water. Respiratory.
weather, cough with thick, ropy expectoration;
early morning; difficult in
cough worse in breathing; asthma
Back and Extremities: Soreness up and down spine and back; drawing back of
twitching during sleep; intermittent fever in all its stages; drops3\
Preparation axd Dose.'
trituration in tablets, one every three hours^
Corresponding Hom(eopath:ic Remedies.
the cough, Bryo-
nia, but this is indicated
rather earlier in
Thuja and Sulphur, chest
Quartz). —This salt,
very abundantly found
found only in the connective
any extent. It acts prominently upon the bones, glands, skin^ and is espetissue to
to the imperfectly It
It ments attended with pus-formation. ripens abscesses and promotes suppuration.
Especially indicated in
are always chilly.
Head; Oversensitive, irritable; vertigo; headache coming up from nape of neck, worse on right side, worse from noise, exertion, light,
study better from warmth ;
vomits as soon as
meat and warm food; very hungry; large abdomen; paralytic condition of bowels; patient is cold all the time; menses are associated wiih icy coldness and constipation, and fetid foot-sweat.
of sickly children,
cough; cough and sore throat, with expectoration of little granules; smelling badly;
deep-seated pain in chest;
expectoration; chronic heart disease.
soreness between shoulders; hip-joint disease;
feet or axilloe;
habitual fetid perspiration of the
ingrowing toe-nails; pains
ankles; skin heals with
very senand ulcerations;
sitive; all sorts of eruptions
enlarged suppurating glands; patient feels better in
room, and by heat generally.
Preparation and Dose.
affections, use tablet of the
third trituration every four hours.
tions are the best.
Dissolve in water, and
take a dose every two hours. aflfection.'^,
the thirtieth night and morning.
very excellent preparation
obtained from the bamboo; it seems to act more quickly, and is especially indicated in acute diseases. Here use Bamboo Silica 6x, a dose every two hours.
Corresponding Homceopathic Remedies.
Mercurius and Pulsatilla, Picric acid.
suppuration, Calcar. sulph.
is better adapted checking it and healing, promoting healthy granulation. It follows Silica.
follows very advantageously,
REPERTORY OR INDEX To the Chief Symptoms
Twelve Tissue Remedies. riental States. Ambitionless, Natr. phos.
Angry, IS at. mur. Apprehensive, Kali
Anxiety, Calc. phos., Kali phos.
Brainfag, Kali phos.,
Changeable mood, Calc. sulph. Confused feeling, Calc.fluor. Crying mood. Kali phos. Depressed mood, isatr. mur. Despairs getting well, Natr. sulph. Despondency, Ka'dphos. Difi&cult thought. Silica.
Dread, nervous. Kali phos.
Fear of falling, Kali sulph. Fear of financial rnin, Calc.fluor. Forgetful, Calc. phos. Fretful, Kali phos.
Hallucinations, Kali phos., Nair.phos. Indifference, Ferruni j^hos.
Indecision, Calc.fluor. Insanity, Ferr. phos., Kali phos.
Melancholia, Kali phos., Xatr.
terrors, Kali phos.
Over-sensitive, Silica^ Kali. phos.
171 Passionate outbursts, Nat, rnur. Sadness, Nat. mur. Screaming, Kali phos. Sighing, Xat. mur. Slow comprehension, Calc. pJios, Suicidal tendency, Nat, sidph.
Whining, Rail phos.
Head. Bald spots. Kali sulph. Brain-fag, Silica, Kali phos.
top, Nat. Sidplu
Cold feeling, Calc.plios. Congestive headache, Ferr. phos Dandruff, Kali sulph., Nat, mur. Effects of injuries to, Nat. sulph.
Falling out of hair, Kali sulph.
Fontanelles unclosed, Calc. phos.
Headache, menstrual, Nat. mur. **
congestive, -Ferr. p/i05.
Soreness to touch, FeiT. phos. Sunstroke, Nat. mur. Sweat on head, Calc. phos., Throbbing, Ferr. phos.
Vertigo, old age, Calc. phos,
" with bile, Nat. sulph. Yellow crusts on scalp, Calc. sulph ,
Eyes. Agglutination of
Astlienopia, Nat. mur.
Blisters on, Nat. mur.
172 Blood shot, Nat. phos. Burning of lids, Nat. sulplu Conjunctivitis, Ferr. phos,, Nat, plws.
Dull vision, Nat. phos. Eye-ball, sore, Ferr. phos.
Eyelids, granular, Nat, mur.
Pupils contracted, Magnes. phos. Redness, Ferr. phos. Nat. mur.* Styes, Silica.
Ears. Aching around, Calc. phos. Buzzing in, Kali phos. Catarrh, Kali mur. Deafness, Ferr. phos., Kali, mur. Discharge from, Kali phos. Silica, Earache, Ferr. phos., 31agnes.phos, Noises in, Ferr. phos.. Kali phos. Ringing, as of bells, Nat, sulpha
Nose. Bleeding, Ferr. phos. Catarrh, Kali mur. " old, chronic, Nat. mur.. Silica, Colds, Ferr. phos. '*
stuffy. Kali sulph.,
Crusts, Kali mur., Silica.
Discharge, acrid, Silica, *'
greenish. Kali sulph.
thick, Calc.fluor., Kali sulph,
yeWow, Nat. phos
coryza, Calc.fluor., Kali mur.
Hay-fever, Nat. mur., Silica,
73 Influenza, Nai. sulp^i.
of smell, Xat,
Nostrils, sore, Calc. phos.
Odor, offensive, Kaiiphos^ Calc fluor. Pimples on nose, Nat. mur. Posterior nares, dry. Not. mur. " '' hawking from, iia^ip/ios. Predisposition to take cold, Calc. phos.
Running colds, Nat. mur. Sneezing, Kali phos., Silica.
Calc. sulpli., Kali
Cold sores, Nat. mur.^
Eruptions, Calc. sulph., Kali sulpha Greasy, Calc.phos.
Jaundiced, Nat. sulph. Pale, Nat. mur., Calc. phos^
Red, Ferr. phos. Sallow, Nat. sulph.
Face-ache, Magnes. phos., Ferr. phos.
Hot, Ferr. phos. Yellowish, Nat. sulph.
riouth. Aphthre, Kali mur. Breath, offensive, Kali phos., Nat. mur. Cold-sores, Nat. mur., Calc. fluor.
Drooling, Nat. mur.
Gumboil, Kali mur.
Lips, crack, Nat. mur. Salivation, Nat. mur., Kali phos.
Twitching, Magnes. phos. Ulcers
174 Tongue and Taste. Acrid
Bitter taste, Nat. sulph. Blisters
on tongue, Nat. mur.
Brown tongue, Eallphos.y Nat Creamy tongue, Nat. plios.
Frothy tongue, Nat. mur. Slimy tongue, Kali sulph. Cracked tongue, Gale. Huor.
Dry tongue, Kaliphos. Flabby tongue, Calc. sulph. Loss of taste, Nat. mur. Mapped tongue, Nat. mur.
tongue. Gale. phos.
taste, Gale, sulph.
Ulcers on tongue. Silica^ Kali mur.
Teeth and Gums. Complaints during teething, Gale. phos. Convulsions during teething, Mag. phos.
of teeth. Gale. phos. fistula, Silica.
Drooling, Nat. mur.
Enamel, deficient, Galc.fluor, Grinding of teeth, Nat, phos. Gums, bleed easily, Nat. mur, "
inflamed, Gale, phos,
sensitive, JVa^. T7(ur.
Gumboil, Kali mur. " hard, swollen, Galc.fluor, **
supiDurating, Gale, sulph.
Looseness of teeth, Galcfluor,
Throat. Burning, Ferr.phos. Choking sensation, Magnes. phos.
175 Chronic sore, Nat. mui\^ Kali mur^ Dryness, Nat, mur. Clergyman's, Calc.phos. Constriction, Magnes. phos.
Croup and Diphtheria,
Ferr. phos.. Kali mu7\
throat, Ferr. phos.
Feeling of lump, Nat. sulph. Follicular pharyngitis. Kali mur,,
Glands, swollen, Kali mur. **
Kali mur,, Nat. mur.
Posterior nares dropping, Nat. phos,
Kelaxed sore throat, Calc. phos. '* uvula, Nat. mur. Ulcerated sore throat, Kali mur. Uvula, elongated, Nat. mur.
Acids, sensitive to, Magnes.phos, Acidity, Nat. phos.
Kali mur., Calc. phos.
Aversion to bread, Nat. mur. ** " hot drinks. Kali sulph. " meat, Ferr. pthos., " milk, Ferr. phos.
Biliousness, Nat. sulph.
Burning in stomach, Kali
Desire for bacon, Calc, x>hos. **
bitter things, Nat.
claret, 6'a/c. sit/p/i.
fruit, Calc. sulph.
Desire for salted food, Calc. phos.
176 Desire for stimulants, Ferr. phos. *'
sugar, Magnes. phos.
feeling, Kali phos.
Eructations, bitter, Kalijohos. **
sour, Nat. phos.
burning, Ilagnes. phos.
gaseous. Kali phos.
greasy, Ferr. phos.
Excessive hunger. Silica.
Faintness at stomach. Kali sulph. Flatulence, C ale. phos. ** **
with paljjitation, Kali phos. " sluggish liver, Nat. sulph.
acidity, Nat. phos. ^
Gastralgia, Magnes. phos.
Heartburn, Nat. mur.^ Silica. Hiccough, Magnes. phos., Gale. Huor,
Hunger, excessive. Nausea, Kali
sulph., Ferr. phos.
Nausea and vomiting, Magnes phos. Nausea and vertigo, Calc. sulph. Pain after food, Nat. phos., Calc. phos^ Pain at pit of stomach, Kali phos. Regurgitation, Magnes. phos. Thirst, burning. Kali sulph.
acid, Nat. phos.
after cold water, Calc. phos,
before breakfast, Ferr. phos,
blood, Ferr. phos.
coflee-grounds, Nat. rnur,
after nursing. Silica,
infantile, Calc. phos.
177 Vomiting mucus,
Waterbrash, Nat.plios.^ Kaliphos.
Abdomen and Abdomen
swollen, Kaliphos. sunken, Calc. phos. tender, Kali mur.
feels cold, Kali sulph,
fistula, Calc. phos.
eruption around, Nat. mur.
prolapse, Calc. sulph.
warts, Nat. sulph.
pain, Nat. mur.
lead, Nat. sulph.
infantile, Calc. phos.
Constipation, alternating with diarrhoea, Nat. mur.
with furred tongue, Kali mur. habitual, Kaii sulph. infantile,
in aged, Ca'c. phos.
Cramps, Magnes. phos. Diarrhoea, from fatty food, Kali mur. " in wet weather, Nat. sulph, **
fruit, Calc. jyhos.
green, ^ai. p/ios.
involuntary, Nat. mur.
178 Diarrhoea^ painless, Kali phos, *'
slimy, Kali sulph.
Tindigestecl, FeiT. phos.
watery, Nat. mu7\, Magnes, phos^
Nat.plios. Jia^i sw/p^i.
Dysentery, Ferr. phos., Kalimur, Gallstones, Calc. phos. *'
Hsemorrhoids, Ferr. phos., Galc.fluor, Itching of anus, Nat. phos. Jaundice, Kali mur., Nat. sulph. Liver, torpid. Kali mur. *'
congested, Nat. sulph,
painful, Calc. sulph.
soreness, Nat. sulph.
Marasmus, Calc. phos. Bectum, stitches in, Nat, mur, **
of, Calc. sulph.,
Worms, Nat. phos. "
thread, Ferr. phos., Nat, phos.
Urinary Symptoms. Bladder, catarrh
Kali mur., Nat. murÂť
Bleeding from urethra, Kali phos. Bright's disease, Calc. phos., Kali phos.
Burning after urinating, Nat. mur.' Burning during urinating, Nat. sulph. Diabetes, Nat. phos., Ferr. phos.
Gravel, Calc. phos., Nat. sulph.
Incontinence, Calc. phos. '*
Increased urine, Calc. phos. Kidneys, inflamed. Kali mur,
Eetention of urine, Magnes phos.
179 Stone in bladder, Calc. phos. Suppression, Ferr. phos. Urine, brick-dnst sediment, J^at. sulph. *'
dark color, Kali mu7\, Nat. sulph. pungent, Galc.fluor.
gravel, Calc. phos., Silica.
with bile, Nat. sulph, mucus. Silica.
sand, Nat. sulph.
yellow. Kali phos.
Wetting the bed, Fer7\ phos.,
Female Symptoms. Backache with menses, Calc. phos. Bearing-down pains, Ferr. phos., Calc.fluor, Burning in uterus, Nat. mur. Displacements, Calc.fluor.
Dy smenorrhoea, " "
Magnes.phos. as a preventive, Calc. phos.
membranous, Magnes. phos.
Hysterical symptoms, Kali phos.
Icy coldness at menses, Silica, Itching, external, Nat. mur.
Leucorrhoea, acid, Nat. phos. '•
creamy, Nat. phos.
greenish, Kali sulph.
milky, Kali mur,
slimy, Kali sulph.
180 Leucorrhoea^ smarting, Nat. mur, thick, Kali mur. *
watery, Xat. mur.
yellow, Kali sulph.
Menses, acrid, Nat. phos. *' with nose bleed, Nat. sulph, '* with pain, Magnes. phos. *' with sadness, Nat. mur. *'
black. Kali m.ur.
bright red, Ferr. phos.
copious, Nat. mur.
corrosive, Nat. sulph.
delayed, Nat. mur.
every two weeks, Calc. phos. every three weeks, Ferr. phos. excessive. Kali mur. Calc. phos, irregular, Kali phos.
pale, Nat. phos.
premature, lialiphos, stringy, Magnes. phos. strong odor Kali phos.
** *' **
suppressed, Calc. phos., Nat. mur. frequent, ^a/i ?7ii(r. long-lasting, Calc. sulph.
profuse, Nat. sulph., Ferr. phos,
scanty, Kali])hos., Nat. mur. with coldness, Silica. with constipation, Nat. s^ilph.
** * '
" ** ** **
with with with with with with with
weakness, Calc. sulph. headache. Kali sulph. melancholy, JVa^. mur. morning diarrhoea, Nat. sulph. rheumatic pains, Calc. phos, excitement, iVa^.p/iOS. twitchings, Calc. sulph.
181 Ovarian neuralgia, Kali phos., Magnes. phos. Prolapse, Calc.fluor. Sensitive parts, Silica, Sterility,
Ulcerations, Kali mur., Silica.
Uterine displacements, Kat.
After-pains, Kali phos., Mag, phos. Burning in breasts, Calc. phos. Knots in breasts, Calc.fluor.
sickness, Ferr. phos,
Nijpples crack. Silica.
Respiratory Organs. Asthma, Kali sulph., Nat. sulph. Breathing oppressed, Ferr. phos. Bronchitis, Ferr. phos., Kali mur, " chronic, Nat. mur. *
yellow expectoration, Kali sulph.
in chest, Ferr. phos.
Chest, constiTiction, Magnes. phos,
soreness, Nat. sulph., Calc. phos.
Congestion of lungs, Ferr. phos.
Cough, acute, Ferr. phos. *
in the evening. Kali sulph.
chronic, Calc. phos., Silica,
convulsive, Magnes. phos.
croupy. Kali mur.
dry, Ferr. phos.
]oose rsittMng, Kali sulph.
182 Congb, loud and noisy, Kali mur, *'
nervous, Magnes. phos,
on lying down, Magnes, phos, Calc.fluor.
spasmodic, Magnes. phos,
suffocative, Calc. phos,
tickling, Ferr. phos,
*' whooping, Magnes. phos. Croup, Ferr. phos., Calc. su^ph,
Croupy hoarseness, Kali Expectoration,
frothy, Nat. mur,
greenish, Nat. sulph,
loose. Kali sulph,
naucous. Gale, phos,
profuse. Kali sulph,
salty. Kali phos.
thick, Nat. sulph.,. Silica,
watery, Nat. mur.
yellowish, Calc.ftuor.y Kali phos.
fever, TTaZi. phos., Nat.
Hectic fever, Calc. phos.,
Heat in chest, Ferr. phos. Hoarseness, Ferr. phos.. Kali mur. Larynx, painful, Ferr. phos. Night sweats, Silica, Calc. phos, Pain in chest, Nat. phos. Pleurisy,
phos.. Kali mur.; later Kali sulph.
183 Heart. Aneurism, Oalc.fluor. Angina pectoris, Magnes, phos., Kali phos. Blood vessels enlarged, Calc.fluor, Chronic heart disease, Silica. Circulation sluggish, Kali phos.
Hypertrophy, Nat. mur. Palpitation, Ferr, phos,, Magnes. phos. **
with sleeplessness, over, Nat. mu7\
around, Ferr. phos.
intermittent, Nat. mur.j Kali phos.
irregular. Kali phos.
Back and Extremities. Aching
of limbs, Calc. phos.
between shoulders, Kali phos.
Ankles pain. Silica. " weeik, Nat. phos
heavy. Silica. tired, Nat. jyhos.
crick in, Ferr. phos,
in, Calc. fl.uor. in,
Backache worse evenings. Kali sulpha **
Bow-legs, Calc. phos.
Bunions, Kali mur.
of feet, Calc. sulph.
Calves, cramps, Calc. phos., Magnes. phos. Chilblains, Kali mur. Coldness of limbs, Calc. phos.
,184 Coccyx painful, Silica. Cracking of joints, Calc. fiuor. Crick in back, Ferr. phos, " neck, JSFat phos.
Feet tender. **
Fidgety feet. Kali phos. Finger joints enlarge, Calc. fluor^ Ganglion, Galc.fluor. Glandii swollen, Rali mur, " hardened, Galc.fluor Goitre, Nat. mur.
Gout, Ferr. phos.
chronic, Nat. phos.
rheumatic, Ca?c. p/ios.
sore, Nat. phos.
fall asleep, Gale.
hot in palms, Ferr. phos,
tvemhle, Nat. sulph. nails, Nat. mur., Silica,
Hips painful, Kali phos. Housemaid's knee, Calc.
Inflamed joints, Ferr. phos., Kali mur,.
Itching of limbs, Kali phos.
Knees painful, Nat. phos. Limbs fall asleep, Nat. mur. Lumbago, Galc.fluor. Muscular weakness. Kali phos. Nails crippled. Silica. " pain at roots, Calc. phos.
Neck emaciated, Nat. **
Oedema, Nat. mur. Oversensitive spine.
Pain in back, Calc. phos., Ferr. *' " shin bones, Calc.phos.
" shoulders, Ferr. plios.
go to heart, Nat. phos.
Paralj'tic lameness, Kali phos.
Rheumatic " "
fever, Ferr. phos., Kali
chronic, Calc. phos., Nat. phos,
muscular, Ferr. phos.
Sciatica, 2Iagnes phos., Kali phos.
Shifting pains, 7ia/2si(Zp/i.
Shooting pains, Calc. phos. Slowness to v;alk, Calc. phos. Soles burn and itch, Calc. sulph. Soreness between shoulders, Silica.
easily, Kali phos.
Tired feeling, Calc. Huor.
in general, Nat. mur.
Wrists ache, Nat. phos.
Nervous Symptoms. Alcoholism, Magnes. phos. Ball sensation, Kali phos.
Chorea, Magnes. phos., Nat. mur. Contortions, Magnes. phos.
Convulsions, Calc. phos., Magnes, phos.
Crawling sensation, Calc. phos. Creeping paralysis. Kali phos. Debility, Calc. phos.
Depression, Kali phos., Nat. mur. Epilepsy, Kali mur. Silica. ^
Exhaustion, Kali phos., Calc.phos,
186 Fears, Kaliphos.
Gait unsteady, Nat, phos.
Hiccough, Magnes. phos. Hysteria, Kali phos., Silica. Infantile paral^^sis, Kaliphos,
Nervousness, Kaliphos. Neuralgia, congestive, Ferr. phos, " intercostal, iVa^. p/i06'. **
obstinate. Silica, terrors, Kali phos.
Squinting, from worms, N^at. phos. Trembling, Nat. phos., Calc. phos, Twitchings, Magnes. phos. Writer's cramp, Calc. phos.
Sleep and Dreams. Awakes screaming, Kaliphos, Cry out in sleep, Calc. phos. Dreams anxious, Nat. mur. *'
vivid. Kali sulph.
Drowsiness, Kal. sulph. *'
in old people, Gale, phos.
Insomnia, Nat. mur., Kali phos.
Febrile Symptoms. Ague, Nat. sulph. Bilious fever, Nat. phos., Nat, sulph.
Brain fever, Kaliphos, Chilliness, Silica., Calc. phos.
Chill in morniiig, Nat. mur.
Cold sweat. Kali sulph. Feet cold, Nat. phos. Gastric fever. Kali sulph.
187 Hectic fever, Calc. sulph. Intermittent fever, Nat. mur. Scarlet fever, Ferr. plios.
fever, Kali jDhos.
Yellow fever, Nat. sulph. Night sweats, Calc. phos., Perspiration about head, *'
cold. Kali sulph.
sour, Nat. phos.
Skin. Abscess, Silica, Calc. sulph.
Acne, Kali mur.
Bunions, Kali mur. Chaps, Calc. Huor. Chilblains, Kali phos., Silica,
Chronic skin disease, Nat. mur.
Cracks on skin, Calc. fluor. *' between toes, Nat. mur. Dandruff, Rali sulph.
Eczema, Nat. mur., Kali sulph. Erysipelas, Kali mur., Ferr. phos. Fissures, Calc. Huor. Freckles, Calc. phos.
Nat. mur.. Silica.
Hives, Nat.x)hos., Kali phos. Insect bites, Nat. mur. Irritating:; secretions.
Itching, Calc. phos.. Kali phos.
Ivy poison, Kali sulph. Jaundiced skin, Nat. sulpha
Calc. phos., Kali mur.
Measles, Ferr. phos., Kali mur.
Pimples, Kali mur., Calc. sulph. Shingles, Nat. mur.. Kali mur.
Small pox, Raliphos., Calc. sulph. Wrinkled skin, Kali phos.
Tissues. Anaemia, Calc. phos., Nat. mur, **
of infants, Silica.
Boils, Silica, Calc. sulph.
diseases, Calc. phos.. Silica,
Bruises, Kali mur. Biurns, Kali mur., Calc. sulph.
Cancer, Calc. phos., Kali phos.
Silica, Calc. sulph.
Debility, Kali phos.
Dropsy, Kali mur., Nat. sulph. Emaciation, Nat. mur., Calc. phos. Felons, Calc, sulph.
Glands, Kali mur.,
Growths, Calc.fluor. Haemorrhages, Ferr. phos.. Kali mur. Inflammations, Ferr. phos. second stage, Kali mur^ '
Injuries, Ferr. phos.
Offensive discharges, Kali phos. Polypi, Calc. phos.. Kali sulph.
Scalds, Kali mur.
Secretions, albuminous, Calc. phos,
greenish, Kali sulph.
189 Secretions, honey-colored, Nat. phos. **
offensive, Kali phos.
watery, Xat. mur.
Sprains, F^rr. phos.
Silica, Calc. sulph.
Vaccination, after, Kali mur., Silica.
Varicose veins, Calc.fluor.
diseases, Kali phos.
Something newi aw ADDITION TO ALL fOOD.
S.-C0N8TIT0T10NflL TISSUE FOOD The physiological remedy for the groiving organism^ which will favor healthy
development, eradicate disease tendencies^ catarrhal conditions^ stotnach
teething easy prevent and ^
and bowel tfoiibles, cure unhealthy skiii, and every way help to produce pure bloody
from which a sound body can be built up. This is a preparation of the necessary Mineral Salts that go to build lip the tissues, but they have passed through the subtle alchemy of vegetable growth, rendering them therefore, of quick assimilation to the growing cells of the child. Its great use consists in the changing of the constitution of the child, correcting disease tendencies and counall sorts. Families â€” where there any hereditary tendency to scrofula, consumption, cancer, rheumatism, gout, catarrh, bone and skin diseases, nervous comj)laints, and especially where other children have suc-
teracting blood diseases of is
to these diseased conditions
â€” will find in this physi-
ological food a wonderful restorative power.
growing tissues and a medicine whether hereditary or acquired.
It is food to the states,
191 physiological Cell-Salts which are necessary for the
upbuilding of the body are
present in this preparation,
in a form readily assimilable by every tissue. It is both a food and medicine, and indis]pensable to the growing organism, during convalescence from acute diseases, in run-down states of the system, nervous and physical exhaustion, at the time of dentition, puberty, change of life, especially valuable whenever there is any drain on the system from loss of vital fluids, prolonged diarrhoea, night
sweats, leucorrhcea, loss of blood,
upon the vigor
of the bod}'.
Can be taken with the food or drink, or without. Will not interfere with drug medication, since its constituents normal Cell-Salts that are present in most foodstuffs, but offered here in a concentrated but highly assimilable
Results of Using our Tissue Food.
A more healthy circulation is established, the bodily and mental functions experience new vigor. Weakness, debility, chilliness, peevishness, nervousness, irritabilitj- are removed, because it is a food' for tired and worn-out nerves. By means of this food all the elements which enter into the composition of our bodies are supplied in the needful subdivision.
Price per Bottle,
PREPARED ONLY BY
BOERICKE & RUNYON
HOMCEOPATHIC PHARMACY 234-
SUTTER STREET SAN FRANCISCO
A RESTORATIVE after
Acute Diseases, and
A STIMULANT to
BOERIGKE&RUNYON A, SAN FRANCISCO.
THE GRE^T REMEBY FOR ^LL FORMS OF
NERVE EXHAUSTION A BRAIN AND NERVE FOOD NEEDFUL in many forms of EXHAUSTED VITALITY incident to modern
Nerve Salt is the great EfStorative in the General Debility following acute diseases and from loss of animal fluids, such as occur from Over Lactation, Pro-
fuse Meustruation, Leucorrhoea, Night Sweats, Emissions, Etc., Etc
Headache, Vertigo, Loss of Endurance,
Schuessler's Nerve Salt will take
C III Id re II
during the Teething
Nervous Irritability^ Restlessness and Sleeplessness so frequently met with. Again, after any acute disease, Fevers, Diarrhcea, etc.
will quiet the
Conditions, St. Vitus Dance,
Adultsâ€” For any symptoms of Nervous Exhaustion in any form, whether affecting the head, mind, stomach or sexual organs,
a valuable remedy, alone or as au adjunct
194 Brain Fag, Impaired Memory, Nervousness, and Nervous Dread and Gloomy Fancies, Irritability and Impa-
Hysteria, Vertigo, Headaches, Backaches, Neuralgia,
Woilieii — It
and Spasmodic Conditions. efficient
Special Ailments of Females, especially
accompanied by Nervous Disturbances. It will regulate the Menstrual Function, especially when painful, and tone up the system after Child-birth, Miscarriages, Long continued Leucorrhoea or Profuse Menstruation. It is the remedy for Hysteria in all its forms, " Nervous Attacks," and for most of the disturbances incident to Change. of Life.
Schuessler's Nerve Salt a wonderful aid to overcome
dent at this time
of the disturbances inci-
— Sleeplessness, Failure of Strength, Mental
Depression, Paralysis of any part of the body,
Incontinence of Urine, Loss of
of the Senses,
Impaired Memory, and
stages of Softening of the Brain.
SCHUESSLKR'S nerve: SALT IS
PREPARED ONLY BY
BOERICKE & RUNYON Homoeopathic Pharmacy
BRANCH HOUSES! Broadway NEW YORK— 497 Fifth PORTrANl), OF^— 80n Washington Street
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