The Homoeopathic Domestic Physician

The Homoeopathic Domestic Physician

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...Arnica; particularly when the patient is almost suffocating. Also, if worse when sitting up, and when in motion, with pain i n the side, a hollow cough at times; when a cold perspiration breaks out, or when the face and limbs become cold; particularly when partial relief is obtained by lying quiet 16 Pleurisy, Stitch in the Side and Inflammation of the Lungs. According to the Old School practice these complaints cannot be cured without blood-letting. Every one who really understands homoeopathy can always cure without blood-letting. All cases of simple, common inflammation can be cured very easily and in a short time. A complete description, scientific names, &c., of these different complaints would be entirely out of place in a domestic work like the present. Here plain descriptions will be given, without any learned terms, so that every one can understand them and know which cases are really dangerous. All bad cases must be treated by a homoeopathic physician. The chief symptoms, which distinguish these cases from shortness of breath or asthma are: the great difficulty of breathing and the beat of the breath, which is as hot as the breath of a person who has worked hard in the heat; in Asthma the breath is not warmer than usual. In the former complaint there is always cough, generally with no expectoration or only a little saliva, sometimes mixed with blood, or a frothy, brownish expectoration. The pains are different in the different kinds. Very painful stitches when breathing are not always signs of pleurisy; if they are not accompanied by coughing or at least not by much, if they did not commence With a heavy chill, it is only false pleurisy or stitch in the side. It commences usually with rheumatic pains about the neck and shoulders. If...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236522397
  • 9781236522399