New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies

New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies

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Excerpt: ...became so far relieved of her trouble (which has made her life almost unbearable, as she never dared make an appointment for fear of an attack coming on) that she discontinued treatment. Last Christmas a sharp attack of influenza brought back the catarrh, and this time it proved less amenable to treatment. Fears of polypus distressed the patient, though I could not discover any. However, she again made progress, but scarcely as rapid as I could have wished, when I thought of giving her Lemna on indications given by Dr. Cooper. On February 15, 1894, I gave it in the 3x, one tablet four times a day. February 22, very much better; has felt freer in the head than at any time during the last ten years; has felt very much better generally; spirits braced up. She steadily progressed to cure, and by March 15th could endure the smell of strong scented flowers, which before was impossible. Case II. Captain B., aged forty-four, consulted me on February 29, 1894, for violent neuralgia on the right side of the neck, the part being exquisitely sensitive to touch. He had cough and cold for a month. On getting up in the morning he filled two pocket handkerchiefs with yellow deflusion before he got his nose clear. I gave him Bell. 12 to take till the neuralgia was better, and then told him to take Lemna 3x gtt. j. three times a day. Pg 194 On March 9th he reported that the Bell. speedily took away the neuralgia, and that then the Lemna cleared off the catarrh in a most astonishing fashion. He never had a medicine to act so magically before. 30 Clarges street, Piccadilly, W., April 21, 1894. The next communication that I have to bring forward is one from Dr. J. C. Burnett: Dr. Cooper told me that he had relieved a case of nasal polypus with Lemna minor, and having several cases of the kind that had long been under my observation I thought it my duty to give them the benefit of Lemna. Case I. A gentleman of sixty years of age, with nasal polypus only moderately...show more

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  • 9781236734662