ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA
Jan30

ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA

By C.M. Boger, M.D.      Pleurisy root is a general relaxant, increasing the secretions, the secretions, This is particularly true of the skin, mucous membranes and pleura. There are also certain myalgic manifestations. Often a gentle perspiration only appears, then again the sudiferous glands may be very active and pour out a profuse sweat; in either case the moisture seems very natural.       The intestinal secretions are also...

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HEREDITY AND TUBERCULOSIS
Jan27

HEREDITY AND TUBERCULOSIS

“Professor Karl Person, than whom there is no higher authority on biologic statistics, finds that his researches on the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis rather favor the presumption of hereditary being a leading if not a dominant factor. It is impossible, he admits, to assume, with the present insufficient data that any disease is inherited in the same sense that physical and mental characteristics are inherited, but if inheritance...

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THE BARS ARE STILL UP
Jan25

THE BARS ARE STILL UP

The Philadelphia newspapers of April 16th, modestly headlined the fact that the Philadelphia County Medical Society – allopathic, for want of a descriptive name – had admitted to membership four graduates of the Hahnemann Medical College of the same city. The reporter makes the following comment on the act:      “This was the first time in the society’s history that disciples of Samuel Hahnemann have been granted that privilege, and...

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REMEDIES IN RACHITIS
Jan22

REMEDIES IN RACHITIS

Aloes: The first remedy I wish to call your attention to is Aloes. This remedy is seldom thought of by those who have already made a diagnosis of rickets and perhaps it would not be so well indicated at that stage, that is, when such a diagnosis would be reasonably certain. But I believe Aloes is an antipsoric, having many symptoms like Sulphur. When this remedy is indicated, there is usually a rise in temperature with dry lips,...

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CALENDULA AN ANTIDOTE TO APIS
Jan18

CALENDULA AN ANTIDOTE TO APIS

     If you think the following cases from practice worthy of a place in the Recorder, please insert the same: First case – A little girl, stung by a honey-bee on the finger – intense pain and swelling of the arm to the shoulder, with red streaks; as different remedies had been applied without effect, sent small powder of sugar with six drops of Calendula tincture on it, to be dissolved in half teacup of...

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