REV. John Wesleys Valuable Primitive Remedies, Or, an Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases John Wesley

ISBN: 9781230398181

Published: September 12th 2013

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72 pages


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REV. John Wesleys Valuable Primitive Remedies, Or, an Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases  by  John Wesley

REV. John Wesleys Valuable Primitive Remedies, Or, an Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases by John Wesley
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 72 pages | ISBN: 9781230398181 | 5.26 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...then running from one type to another--from a higher to a lower, or from a lower to a higher- that is, from the simple intermitting form to bilious or even typhoid at one time, while at another time, from typhoid to bilious, and finally ending in chills and fevers.

Such things are not of unfrequent occurrence in cases of relapse. Notwithstanding our conviction as to the truth of the position, that there is a natural chain of connection which combines all fevers together, yet still do we find it convenient for the purpose of making ourselves the easier and better understood by the reader, to adopt the common classification of fevers. 295. GENERAL TREATMENT OF FEVER. It is always safest to begin the treatment as soon as the symptoms of fever make their appearance. If the patient feels languid, with a sense of weakness, all business and cares should be laid aside, and he should rest until he is well.

On going to bed, he should bathe his feet in hot water and drink freely of hot lemonade, or if desirable, plenty of cold water. If the appetite is poor, he should fast for one or two meals. Should there be sickness at the stomach, a vomit, by drinking two or three pints of tepid or hot water, and tickling the throat with a feather or the fingers will free the stomach of the offending matter.

Should there be constipation of the bowels, they should be opened by an enema of tepid water or with a mild cathartic. If there is a hot or dry skin, or he has a headache, a hot or sponge bath should be used, in which a few spoonsful of salt or soda is dissolved. The temperature of the water should be agreeable to his feelings.

If agreeable to him, cold water should be applied to the head, otherwise warm or hot. Fevers in general should be treated with...



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