The Hahnemannian Monthly Volume 21, Nos. 1-6

The Hahnemannian Monthly Volume 21, Nos. 1-6

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...editor; nevertheless, better results in a few instances should have been attained. For instance, the coloration of the Esculus, together with the black-line shading, falls far short of justice to the natural flowers. So, too, the dark shading of the involucre of the _ Cornus florida, and of the corolla of the Stramonium, might, without expense have been much improved in tone. Again, the flowers of the Eupatorium perfoliatum present too much of the black and green to make the semblance lifelike even to a fair degree. The Kalmia also has been sadly shorn of the beauty with which nature endowed her--in fact, were it not for the outline shape, we scarcely should recognize this really beautiful flower. Save for a few such defects in coloration we should have given unqualified approval to this fascicle. The publishers have, at considerable expense, corrected one such defect which, for want of such proof correction, crept into their first fascicle, 'i.e., the Apocyn. andros., which, in the first plate, presented a green instead of:1 pinkish flower. If they will only open their hearts, and appeal to their artistic pride strongly enough to give us another plate for the Nymphaea odorata, which certainly is a blemish in such a work, we all shall be truly thankful. The views expressed by the author relative to the botanical identity of the Rhus tox. and Rhns rad., though in all probability correct, afford but further evidence of the necessity for the exercise of care in the selection of our drug plants. Not only should the plant be the proper one, but the stage and condition of growth at the time of gathering must be considered. Therapeutically speaking, these drugs are not identical, even though they-have many symptoms in common; one very marked...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236923677
  • 9781236923677