The Virginia Springs; With Their Analysis and Some Remarks on Their Character, Together with a Directory for the Use of the White Sulphur Water, and an Account of the Diseases to Which It Is Applicable to Which Is Added, a Review of a

The Virginia Springs; With Their Analysis and Some Remarks on Their Character, Together with a Directory for the Use of the White Sulphur Water, and an Account of the Diseases to Which It Is Applicable to Which Is Added, a Review of a

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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. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...at all our watering places.. The Red Sulphur is well adapted to many cases of bronchitis. When a strumous diathesis prevails, the waters of the Mum Springs are happily adapted for relief, and in such cases, we are disposed to give them a preference over any of our springs. We often see Bronchitis at the White, give way, and disappear, in the same ratio in which the water exerts its alterative power over the digestive and assimilative organs. Dr. R., of lower Virginia, was relieved of an obstinate attack in this way; an officer of our navy experienced the same good fortune. 8. Chronic Diseases Of The Skin... fjew diseases yield with more certainty. to a persevering use of sulphur waters than chronic affections of the slcin. In these as well as in other diseases, however they are subject to. be misapplied, --they are adapted only to cases in which the eruptions are chronic, or unattended With acute inflammation. In such cases, and united with warm sulphur bathing, great reliance may be placed in them. It is often gratifying to residents at the springs, to witness the progressive amendment, and ultimate recovery, in the course of the season, of persons who come there with unseemly affections of this kind. We occasionally see eruptive disorders located in the beard of gentlemen, generally caught from want of care and cleanliness on the part of their barbers. This affection, although slight at first, assumes in its progress an obstinate and unpleasant character. The sulphur water, in connexion with the external application of the cream-like deposit found about the spring, will ordinarily be successful in. its relief. In III Conditioned.Ulcers of the extremities, the water often displays fine effects. In these cases we ordinarily prefer that it be so...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236602900
  • 9781236602909