Good Faith with the Medical Profession.
In the various forms of reflex irritation in children especially if from gastric or intestinal causes, santonin one-half grain thoroughly triturated with sugar of milk should be given every two hours.
Bartholow advised in certain forms of habitual constipation, that a few drops of the wine of tobacco be taken at bed time. He believed it to increase both peristalsis, and secretion.
In acute or sub-acute nasal catarrh, the distress through the eyes and at the root of the nose, with frontal headache, are very hard to bear. Ten drops of the tincture of euphrasia in water, given every two hours, will quickly modify all these symptoms when present, and if given at the onset will prevent the development of an attack.
Appetite is referred to the stomach because it is there that the nutrition is prepared for distribution. Where faults exist with the distribution of nutrition or where from the disease within the tissues there is a fault with the appropriation of the nutrition which is supplied, then hunger disappears, as it may also from disease of the stomach.
Ellingwood's Therapeutist, Vol. 2, 1908, was edited by Finley Ellingwood M.D.