The Hahnemannian Monthly Volume 21, Nos. 7-12

The Hahnemannian Monthly Volume 21, Nos. 7-12

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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: ...Great Architect of all things created the world He created nothing better than tobacco. He believed that the human race had benefited by nothing so much as tobacco. He acknowledged the evil done by tobacco, but he thought the habit of expectorating was the chief evil. He said there was nothing that would not do harm. One of the most remarkable things was the enormous quantities that could be taken without visible effects. He mentioned a case in which a pe1son who had taken enormous quantities of tobacco left it off without the smallest difiiculty after taking it for fifty years. Tobacco was not so much used as it ought to be in medicine. Tobacco 31 did most good in one case. He hoped to give an account of the medicinal use of the drug together with that of Lobelia some day. If given in high dilution it would produce pathogenetic effects, but if given in the crude form it did less harm than any herb under the canopy of heaven. Dr. Schiider rather agreed with Dr. Cooper than Dr. Runnels; he was no friend of tobacco, but he mentioned that Hahnemann smoked continually. Dr. Sch'sider's grandfather lived to ninety, and smoked until within a week of his death. There are cases in which the effects are had. A colleague at Thun suffered from terrible attacks of angina pectoris, and never had it from the time he left oil' smoking. He has seen sickness and giddiness caused by it. He is himself no smoker. Dr. Heermann said there were great difierences in different cases of tobacco poisoning. Staphisagria was sometimes needed for the severe anaemia caused by it; sometimes Arsenic. Phosphorus had to be used to cure gnecase of nicotism in his practice where there was intense anaemia of the rain. Dr. Mossa mentioned, in reply to Dr. Cooper, ...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
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  • 9781236814890