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The first sign of such an illness is a brief and slight attack...
This very common trouble is caused by one or more of the veins ...
Filling The Boiler Of The Body-engine
The Need of Water in the Body-Engine. If you have ever taken ...
Where we prescribe this, either for drinking or for external u...
Enemas Versus Colonics
People frequently wonder what is the difference between a col...
From The Hygienic Dictionary
Vitamins.  The staple foods may not contain the same nutr...
Sitting (or Sitz) Bath
This bath, in whatever form administered, is essentially a sit...
A subacute or a chronic infective endocarditis should be trea...
Eyes Hazy Sight
Frequently, after inflammation, and even when that has ceased,...
Deformities Of The Prostate Distortions And Obstructions Of The Prostatic Urethra
The prostate is liable to such frequent and varied deformitie...
Prejudice Of Physicians Against The Water-cure
The greatest, and the most serious, difficulty lies in the pr...
The Living Arches of the Foot. One of the most important thin...
It is customary to locate esophageal lesions by denoting the...
Colds Consumption And Pneumonia
Disease Germs. In all foul air there are scores of different ...
The Journey Down The Food Tube
The Flow of Saliva and Appetite Juice. We are now ready to st...
Benign Growths In The Larynx
Benign growths in the larynx are easily and accurately remova...
Is now known to be conveyed by the bite of a certain kind of m...
The Unrelenting Boredom Of Fasting
Then there's the unrelenting boredom of fasting. Most people ...
Take the A. D. current, medium force, in all forms of the dis...
Tricuspid insufficiency, except as rarely found in the fetus,...
Source: Papers On Health
When a child is suffering after vaccination, we
should have him gently rubbed all over--thrice at least with
M'Clinton's soap (see Lather). No one who has not seen this well done
can believe how blessed are its effects on an irritated skin. It
soothes incredibly. When thoroughly covered and covered again with
well-made lather of this soap, the child will sleep beautifully. We
should soap head and all, and let the little man sleep all night in the
soap. He may be sponged in the morning with weak vinegar and water to
clean off the remains of the soap, if there are any. Now, there will
occur a most important question: Is the child cold or feverish? If
cold, then mix some good olive oil in your rubbing with the lather. If
hot, use no oil. If cold, rub all over with warm oil before applying
the lather. It will make no difference, or next to none, if the disease
has broken out as a visible skin disease, only it will be necessary to
use the vinegar on the unbroken parts of the skin and not to distress
the child by painful smarting. The soap will not need to be so
restricted. That cures the most tender sores, and soothes in a
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