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- n. A cutaneous disease, especially the itch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cutaneous disease; especially, the itch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as scabies.
You don't suppose Adam had the cutaneous unpleasantness politely called psora, do you?
Because the iris of the eye revealed "psora" as the cause of the suspicious eruption which reappeared several times later in life, and because the servant girl was afterwards absolutely exonerated by competent physicians.
He is a short, small, dark man with mountaineer legs, a frightful psora, and an inveterate habit of drink.
The people are cleanly; they wash when rising, and before as well as after every meal; they are always bathing, yet from prince to pauper, from baby to grey beard, they are affected with a psora known by its
You know Hahnemann thought all diseases but a modification of one disease -- _psora_.
Such repetitions are unnecessary; any one who is acquainted with the action of Natrum mur., will at once perceive that the psora-destroying effect of this agent had not been neutralized by
This disease which causes so much distress in life, is likewise, in its essential nature, an outbirth of psora, and, as regards its local character and its effects upon the constitution of the patient, it seems to be characterized by the same inflammatory and suppurative process as whitlow, and be endowed with a similar tendency to organic destruction.
This is more particularly true in reference to psora.
If no improvement became visible after the third paroxysm, or if other symptoms developed themselves, this was looked upon as a proof of the existence of psora, and Natrum mur. 30 was given, and no other remedy, until after the third paroxysm.
Under these circumstances, a globule of Apis 30 will quiet the patient, and the action of the drug will achieve the cure without any further difficulty, and without much loss of time, unless psora, sycosis, syphilis, or vaccine-virus prevail in the organism, or sulphur, iodine or mercury had been previously given in large doses.
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