Monday, August 31, 2015

Folk Medicine, Alternative Remedies & Herbal Cures - 100 Books on DVDrom


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Contents of Disk (created on a Windows computer)

Folk-medicine; a chapter in the history of culture by William Black 1883

Potter's Cyclopedia of botanical drugs and preparations by RC Wren 1900

The Book of Herbs by Rosalind Northcote 1903

Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians by Frank Gouldsmith Speck (1917)

Profitable Herb Growing and collecting by Ada Teetgen 1916

Fasting for the Cure of Disease by Linda Burfield Hazzard 1908 (this book attracted many to her retreat in Washington state, where her patients were starved, and then subsequently died. Linda Hazzard is the subject of many true crime books, including _Starvation Heights by Gregg Olsen_.)

Gunn's household physician, or, Home book of health forming a complete household guide presenting a manual for nursing the sick and describing minutely the properties and uses of hundreds of well-known medicinal plants by John Gunn 1901

Zone Therapy - Relieving pain at home by Wm Fitzgerald 1919

Gems of Wisdom: a collection of useful information for everyday life 1888

The Complete Herbalist, or the people their own physicians by the use of nature's remedies describing the great curative properties found in the herbal kingdom by Oliver P Brown 1897 ("The examples of extreme longevity are too numerous to be detailed even in a book of many passes, but a few examples may be cited on this point. Haller, the celebrated English physician, during his time, collected more than one thousand cases of persons in Europe, who attained the ages from one hundred to one hundred and seventy years. In Baker's "Curse of England," we find a list of one hundred individuals whose ages ranged from ninety-five to three hundred and seventy!"

C. E. Hobbs Botanical hand-book of common local, English, botanical and pharmacopial names arranged in alphabetical order, of most of the crude vegetable drugs, etc., in common use. Especially designed as a reference book for druggists and apothecaries by 1876

History of medicine from its origin to the nineteenth century with an appendix, containing a philosophical and historical review of medicine to the present time by PV  Renouard 1856

The Evil Eye, Thanatology, and, other essays by Roswell Park 1912

The Mysteries of Medicine, presenting the humorous and serious sides of medical practice. An expose´ of medical humbugs, quacks, and charlatans in all ages and all countries by AD Crabtre 1874

Observations relative to the use of Belladonna, in painful disorders of the Head and Face By John Bailey 1818

Specific Medication and Specific Medicines by John M Scudder 1870

Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants by Arthur Robert Harding 1908

Devils, drugs, and doctors, the story of the science of healing from medicine men to doctor by Howard Haggard 1913

The Story of Drugs by Henry Fuller 1922

Health and how to get it by Charles Lee Bryson 1912

The Cure of imperfect sight by treatment without glasses by William Bates 1920 (The Bates method is an alternative therapy aimed at improving eyesight. Eye-care physician William Horatio Bates attributed nearly all sight problems to habitual strain of the eyes, and felt that glasses were harmful and never necessary.)

Old-time makers of medicine; the story of the students and teachers of the sciences related to medicine during the middle ages by James Walsh 1911

The Popes and Science by James Walsh 1915



How Nature Cures by E Densmore 1892

Good health, how to get it and how to keep it by Alvah Doty 1917

Hypnotism and its application to Practical Medicine by Otto Wetterstrand 1897

Paracelsus of the Supreme Mysteries of Nature - Of the spirits of the planets, of occult philosophy, The magical, sympathetical, and antipathetical cure of wounds and diseases 1656

Massage and the original Swedish movements by KW Ostrum 1915

An illustrated sketch of the Movement-cure by GH Taylor 1866

A Manual of instruction for giving Swedish movement and massage by Hartvig Nissen 1889

Rev. John Wesley's valuable primitive remedies - An easy and natural method of curing most diseases 1880

Surgical Methods among Savage Races by Edwin Lee Morgan 1904

On Superstitions connected with the history and practice of medicine and surgery by Thomas Pettigrew 1844

The Old Vegetable Neurotics: Hemlock, Opium, Belladonna and Nenbane; their Physiological action and therapeutical use by John Harley 1869

The Materia Medica of the Hindus by Udoy Dutt 1877

Auto-Suggestion - what it is and how to use it for health, happiness and success by Herbert Parkyn 1906

The Cottage Physician - best known methods of treatment in all diseases, accidents and emergencies of the home by Thomas Faulkner 1892

A Collection of above 300 Receipts in Cookery, Physick, and Surgery by Mary Kettilby 1734

Wild medicinal plants of the United States by Alice Henkel 1906

Mother's Remedies - over 1000 tried and tested remedies from mothers of the United States and Canada 1916 by TJ Ritter *

Superstition in medicine by Hugo Magnus 1905

The Influence of the Blue Ray of the Sunlight and of the Blue Color of the sky  in arresting disease and in restoring health in acute and chronic disorders to human and domestic animals by Gen. Pleasonton 1877 (early chromotherapy - book about how the color blue can improve the growth of crops and livestock and can help heal diseases in humans)

Bygone Beliefs being a series of excursions in the byways of thought by H. Stanley Redgrove 1920

A Few Practical Observations on the Art of Cupping by Joseph Staples 1835

Medicinal Herbs and Poisonous Plants by David Ellis 1918

A Handbook of Therapeutics By Sydney Ringer 1869

Technic and practice of Chiropractic by Joy Loban 1915

Divine hygiene - Sanitary science and sanitarians of the sacred scriptures and mosaic code, Volume 1 by Alexander Rattray 1903

Divine hygiene - Sanitary science and sanitarians of the sacred scriptures and mosaic code, Volume 2 by Alexander Rattray 1903

The force of mind - The mental factor in medicine by Arthur Schofield 1908

A Text book on Chiropractic Physiology by Harry Edwin Vedder 1916

A text-book of practical therapeutics by HA Hare 1890

Bible Hygiene 1879



Primitive Physick - An easy and natural method of curing most diseases by John Wesley 1764

The Diseases of the Bible by Ridon Bennett 1891

Treatise on Direct Medical Administration and Renovation Through Acupuncturation by AR Brown 1867

A Cyclopedia of Domestic Medicine and Surgery by Thomas Andrew 1842

A Compendium of Domestic Medicine and health adviser by Henry McMurtrie 1900

The Book of Health - a compendium of domestic medicine, deduced from the experience of the most eminent modern practitioners, entirely divested of technicalities and rendered familiar to the general reader 1830

The New Illustrated Household Book of Medicine by William Kennedy 1891

Household Hand-book of Medicine by Henry S Truman 1893

The Pioneers of Homeopathy by Thomas Bradford 1897

Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms by William Murrill 1916

Edible and poisonous mushrooms: what to eat and what to avoid by MC Cooke 1894

On Snake-bites and their Antidotes 1866

Facts and fancies in health foods by Axel Gibson 19821

Myths in Medicine and Old-time Doctors by Alfred Garratt 1864

Coca and Cocaine, their history, medical and economic uses, and medicinal preparations by William Martindale 1894

A Philosophical essay on Credulity and Superstition by Rufus Blakeman 1849

Culpeper's complete herbal by Nicholas Culpeper 1880 (Nicholas Culpeper (1616 – 1654) was an English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer. Culpeper spent the greater part of his life in the English outdoors cataloging hundreds of medicinal herbs.)

The Botanic Physician - Family medical adviser by JE Carter 1837

A Scripture herbal by Maria Callcott 1842

The Canadian Herbal, or botanic family physician, comprising a variety of the Indian remedies and medicinal plants of this country, and adapted to various forms of disease by S Stewart 1851

On diagnosis by means of biodynamics - spinal reflexology - zone therapy by George Starr White 1916

Hypnotism, Mesmerism and the New Witchcraft by Ernest Hart 1896

The Remedial uses of Hypnotism by FH Gerrish 1892

An Introduction to the History of Medicine with Medical chronology by Fielding H Garrison 1921

The Modern Practice of Physic by Robert Thomas 1815

The Sanitary Code of the Pentateuch by CGK Gillespie 1894

Medica Sacra - Short expositions of the more important diseases mentioned in the sacred writings by Thomas Shapter 1834

History of the Jewish physicians by E Carmoly 1845

The Mineralogy and botany of the Bible by Ernst Rosenm├╝ller 1840

Scripture Natural History 1845

Primitive Psycho-therapy and Quackery by Robert Lawrence 1910

Medical History from the earliest times, a popular history of the healing art by Edward Withington 1894

The Great American Fraud - Articles on the nostrum evil and quacks by Samuel Adams 1906

Nostrums and Quackery 1911

Meals medicinal, curative foods from the cook in place of drugs from the chemist by William Fernie 1905

Pharmacographia - a history of the principal drugs of vegetable origin by F Fluckiger 1879

Manual of Magnetic Healing To which is Added an Appendix on Vegetarianism by Daniel W Hull 1906

Neuropathy - The true principles of the art of healing the sick being an explanation of the action of galvanism, electricity, and magnetism, in the cure of disease by F Hollick 1847

The Only Osteopractic Method of Treating Diseases at home by Charles Lewis 1902



Modern physio-therapy - a system of drugless therapeutic methods by Otto Juettner 1913

A Thousand health questions answered by John Harvey Kellogg 1917

A Treatise on Hydrophobia by Henry Hughes 1837

Foods and their adulteration by Harvey Wiley 1917

Healthy homes and foods for the working classes by Victor Vaughan 1886

Weeds used in medicine by Alice Henkel 1917

Occult Science in Medicine by Franz Hartmann 1893

The Principles of Occult healing by Mary Weeks Burnett 1916

Prayer and the healing of disease by WS Bryan 1896

Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics, Embracing the myths, traditions, superstitions, and folk-lore of the plant kingdom by Richard Folkard 1892
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