Beauty a Duty; The Art of Keeping Young

Beauty a Duty; The Art of Keeping Young

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... sometimes prevent them from fully forming. This will not correct the cause, however. Boracic acid and peroxide of hydrogen can also be used in the same way. "Camphor Ice," sold by druggists, is also effective. There is little or no excuse for a bad breath. If Bad Breath one is healthy, the breath should be almost odorless. It is unfortunate that a person afliicted with a bad breath does not always know it. His or her friends hesitate to speak of the matter, yet surely it would be an act of kindness to do so. Many of us doubtless know sweet and lovable people, whom it is a punishment to be near, because of the impurity of their breath. Would it not be kind to tell them, that others may not withdraw from them with the same shrinking? It is an indication of a physical unwholesomeness, which is almost unpardonable in these days of enlightenment in the normal cleanliness and strength of the body within as well as without. A bad breath is caused by various conditions, such as catarrh of the nose or throat, intestinal or gastric indigestion, constipation, sluggish liver, occasioned by sedentary habits or overwork, or to decayed or tartared teeth. The habit of bolting the food, or mental disturbance after eating, will strongly affect the breath, by preventing digestion and interfering with the normal elimination of waste through intestines and kidneys, thereby throwing extra work upon the lungs, causing each breath to be laden with a foul odor. Chronic constipation gives evidence of decomposed organic mat ter ltglrough the breath. No woman should allow a constipated con dition to continue for a day, any more than she would allow a drain in her home to remain stopped up. It must be remembered that cathartics do not correct...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123689653X
  • 9781236896537