How Nature Cures: Comprising a New System of Hygiene; Also the Natural Food of Man; a Statement of the Principal Arguments Against the Use of Bread, Cereals, Pulses, Potatoes, and All Other Starch Foods
S. Sonnenschein & Company; New York, Stillman & Company, 1892 - 413 páginas
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Página 346 - And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark; and the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
Página 268 - Justice; the first to whom mortals raised temples; represented as holding a sword in one hand, and a pair of scales in the other. 1. 261. Isaiah xl. 6, 71. 263. Proverbs xxiii. 15. 1. 267. Cp. Ecclesiastes i. 3, 14. * Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust.
Página i - THERE IS NO WEALTH BUT LIFE. Life, including all its powers of love, of joy, and of admiration. That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human beings; that man is richest who, having perfected the functions of his own life to the utmost, has also the widest helpful influence, both personal, and by means of his possessions, over the lives of others.
Página 206 - I declare," says Dr. James Johnson, "my conscientious opinion, founded on long observation and reflection, that if there was not a single physician, surgeon, apothecary, man-midwife, chemist, druggist, or drug on the face of the earth, there would be less sickness and less mortality than now obtains.
Página 285 - God afforded them a longer time of life on account of their virtue, and the good use they made of it in astronomical and geometrical discoveries, which would not have, afforded the time for foretelling [the periods of the stars,] unless they had lived six hundred years ; for the Great Year is completed in that interval.
Página 77 - ... on the brain, suspending the waste of that organ, and oppressing it if it be duly nourished, but soothing it if it be exhausted...
Página 207 - That in a lesser, but still not a small proportion, the disease is cured by nature in spite of them ; in other words, their interference opposing, instead of assisting the cure.
Página 313 - Having unfortunately seen- these newest results of medical investigation confirmed by my own case, I have, as a matter of course, returned to a mixed diet. I can no longer consider purely vegetable food as the normal diet of man, but only as a curative method, which is of the greatest service in various morbid states. Some patients may follow this diet for weeks and months, but it is not adapted for everybody's continued use. It is the same as with the starvation cure, which cures some patients,...
Página 78 - ... is most active and most required in those periods of life when the structures of the body are attaining their full development; and as tobacco smoke possesses the power of arresting such oxydation, the habit of smoking is most deleterious to the young, causing in them impairment of growth, premature manhood, and physical degradation.