Posts Tagged ‘patient’

Similia Similibus Curentur Post 4

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Every agent that acts upon the vitality, every medicine, deranges more or less the vital force, and causes a certain alteration in the health of the individual for a longer or shorter period. this is termed primary action….To its action our vital force endeavors to oppose its own energy. This resistant action is a property, is indeed an automatic action of our life-preserving power, which goes by the name of secondary action or counteraction. (more…)