Family Practice; Or Simple Directions in Homoeopathic Domestic Medicine a Companion to the Principal Uses of the Sixteen Most Important Homoeopathic

Family Practice; Or Simple Directions in Homoeopathic Domestic Medicine a Companion to the Principal Uses of the Sixteen Most Important Homoeopathic

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...Arnica. AccEssoRYTiiEATMENT.--Sponging with tepid water in which a little brandy, vinegar, or tincture of Arnica has been mixed, will be found very refreshing, and the moderate use of a stimulant may likewise be beneficial. The diet should be nourishing--a little beef-tea, tender beef-steak, or chop, in small quantities, but taken frequently.--See Causes of Disease in the Introduction. 2.--Mental Fatigue. Symptoms.--Confusion of thought or too great mental activitv, headache, drowsiness, sleeplessness, or heavy unrcfreshing sleep, inability to collect the thoughts, &c. The bad effects of too much study, thought, and over-exertion of the brain, are frequently most difficult of cure. Medicinal Treatment.--Acid. Phosph.--With general debility and great apathy. Dose.--Two drops in a dessertspoonful of water three times a day, or alternately with Nux Vomica, each twice a day. Belladonna is useful in headaches caused by excessive study. Dose.--Two drops in a dessertspoonful of water every four or six hours. Calcarea Carb.--When the least conversation fatigues very much. Dose.--Two grains night and morning dry on the tongue. Nux Vomicq, --Is the best remedy in most cases of mental fatigue. Dose.--Two drops in a dessertspoonful of water three times a day. Accessory Treatment.--Perfect rest should be given to the mental powers, and in many cases change of air and scene are needful. The free use of cold water iu.bathing is also a valuable adjunct, and should always be made use of.--See also under Chronic Indigestion. 45.--FEVER--Simple or Inflammatory. Description Of Disease.--Shivering, sickness, and pains in the back, followed by hot, dry skin, thirst, headache, short breathing, quick full pulse, loss of appetite, and scanty urine. Simple fever is mostly..show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236664556