The Glasgow Medical Journal, Vol. 31

The Glasgow Medical Journal, Vol. 31 : January to June, 1889 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Glasgow Medical Journal, Vol. 31: January to June, 1889 For the relief of difficulty in micturition, an infusion made from the leaves of a variety of Hibiscus, N. O. Malvaceae, and of the Dali dali, is said to be the most efficacious. From time immemorial, the practice of Massage has been known to the Fijians, from whom the Samoans first, and then the Tongans, learned the art. The process consists in rubbing and kneading the part, the operation being sometimes con tinned for hours; it stimulates the circulation and relieves pain, and is commonly used in abdominal disease. The old native doctors have great faith in massage, and it is commonly practised by them. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 494 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25mm | 653g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243306148
  • 9780243306145