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One of the most fruitful causes of ill-health is the habit of ...
This very common trouble is caused by one or more of the veins ...
The Effect Of Drugs On Venous Blood Pressure
Capps and Matthews [Footnote: Capps, J. A., and Matthews, S. ...
Often, in the young, the bones are so soft that they bend more...
Anomalies Of The Esophagus
Congenital esophagotracheal fistulae are the most frequent of...
Nephritis Inflammation Of Kidneys
1. Acute. If the urinary secretion be reddish and scant, with...
This is often a trivial matter, but sometimes it is a symptom ...
If the operator has no refractive error he will need two pai...
In the original edition, good treacle was recommended as a lax...
See Angina Pectoris. ...
Where The Temperature Is Too Low That Is Below 98-2/5 Deg
rub all over with warm olive oil, and clothe in good soft flan...
(See Blood, Purifying; Sores). ...
They ware in their foreheads scrowles of parchment, wher...
Classification Of Cardiac Disturbances
For the sake of discussing the therapy of cardiac disturban...
Condition Of The Throat And Other Internal Organs
The condition of the _throat_ requires the most constant atte...
If an attack comes on from sudden cold, take _Aconite_ and _I...
Where Our Drinking Water Comes From
Water Contained in our Food is Pure. Seeing that five-sixths ...
Scarlet-fever Or Scarlatina
is an eruptive fever, produced by a peculiar contagious poiso...
Essentials Of A Successful, Safe Fast
1. Fast in a bright airy room, with exceptionally good ventil...
The Teeth The Ivory Keepers Of The Gate
Why the Teeth are Important. The teeth are a very important...
Source: Papers On Health
Where we prescribe this, either for drinking or for
external use in poultices or bathing, it is very important it should be
pure and fresh. If kept too long, it causes often terrible pain when
applied to eruptive sores. There must be no "watering" or doctoring
with cream of tartar, if good results are desired. If the milk be too
long kept, and cannot be had fresh, it may be mixed with a little sweet
milk and all churned well together. Then it may be used. If still
painful, mix again with more sweet milk. To soak diseased skin in good
fresh buttermilk is so powerful a means of cure, that to procure it a
good deal of trouble is well spent. It is also invaluable as a daily
drink for regulating the bowels, and maintaining health. Sterilise all
sweet milk used.
If buttermilk cannot be had, acetic acid or vinegar, or the juice of
lemons, may be mixed with sweet milk or even water, until the mixture
attains about the usual sourness of buttermilk. This makes an efficient
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