One extremely helpful remedy of the past, described in this volume, was the use of charcoal in the treatment of bloody dysentery, probably as a complication of then common typhoid fever. Charcoal is generally beneficial in all forms of stomach and bowel upset. Its use at present should help to absorb the poisons from infections such as with the toxic strains of E. coli that can cause life threatening bloody diarrhea as well as other serious complications.
Practical treatments are described for from stomach upset to eye infection, cough, and constipation. The external as well as the internal use of herbs and charcoal is described.
This book is a comprehensive compilation of Spirit of Prophecy discussion regarding the subjects mentioned in the title as well as related items such as stimulants and narcotics. The focus is on the frequently perceived great divide between the simple, natural medicines readily used at home and the constantly evolving complex drug medications.