The New-England Medical Gazette, 1867, Vol. 2

The New-England Medical Gazette, 1867, Vol. 2 : A Monthly Journal of Homeopathic Medicine, Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The New-England Medical Gazette, 1867, Vol. 2: A Monthly Journal of Homeopathic Medicine, Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences IN the June number of the Medical Investigator for 1866, I called attention to the alleged powers of Chimaphila Umbel lata in effecting alterations in the structure of the mammae. The first mention of this action of Chimaphila was by Dr. Paine, ale of Philadelphia, who says, If taken for a length of time by a female, the mammae gradually become absorbed, and atrophy is the result'; the mammae are softened, and, as it were, flattened. In the male, it causes atrophy Of the testi cles. This Observation came under the notice of Dr. Hull, of Beloit, Wis., who had a case under his care of painful tumor of the mammae in a young, unmarried woman. He con cluded to test the power of Chimaphila in the case. The medicine was prescribed on the list of July (ten drops every four hours). On the 15th, the patient reported a diminution in size, not only Of the tumor, but of both mammae! 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 | 306 pages
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