Domestic Homoeopathy; Or, Rules for the Domestic Treatment of the Maladies of Infants, Children, and Adults. and for the Conduct and the Treatment During Pregnancy, Confinement, and Suckling

Domestic Homoeopathy; Or, Rules for the Domestic Treatment of the Maladies of Infants, Children, and Adults. and for the Conduct and the Treatment During Pregnancy, Confinement, and Suckling

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...of arsenic, belladonna, nux vomica, and sulphur. Arsenic is indicated, when, in the rectum, in the hemorrhoidal tumors, and the parts adjacent, a violent burning is felt: when there are watery evacuations attended with great prostration of the bodily powers. Belladonna relieves moist piles, attended with a pain in the loins as if broken asunder, almost unendurable. Nux Vomica is suited to piles brought on by sedentary habits, irregularity in living, late hours, intense mental exertion: by constipation: with a feeling of contraction of the rectum, with catching pains in the loins upon the slightest movement, preventing the sufferer holding himself erect, and the flow of clear fluid blood after the action of the bowels, or if without an action with a desire to relieve the bowels. Sulphur is useful when the desire to go to stool is continual, even after evacuations: when the pain in the rectum is darting: when there is itching and burning, and the excrescences are moist: when there is a feeling of fulness in the rectum, with shooting pains in the loins, and a feeling as if the skin of the loins was tight. In haemorrhoids, attended with colic, especially if the pain make the patient constantly desire to make water, without having the power, Nux Vomica is very serviceable. Capsicum is useful where the haemorrhoids itch much: where there is burning attended with diarrhoea. BLOODY FLUX. DYSENTERY. (DYSENTERIA.) The disease, so named, is characterized by frequent actions of the bowels, the evacuations mucous or purulent, mixed with blood, with gripings, and a burning heat in the rectum and the colon. This disease, so severely painful, is one often attended with fatal results. It is often the effect of long standing intestinal disease. When dependent upon...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236638166
  • 9781236638168