GILIOLI PRESCRIBES HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE GILIOLI (Joseph, 1813-1867, Italian orthodox Physician who practised in Britain, and converted to Homeopathy

Autograph Letter Signed to 'My dear Madam', sending her "12 Powders of Bryon for your dear baby", with directions, "then less & less frequently as the febrile symptoms viz. heat, frequency of pulse, flushing of face, thirst & hurried respiration give way", with some "Nux v[omica] solution" for herself, 1 side 16mo., 46 Great Marlborough Street, London, 15th July 1846, together with a letter from his fellow homeopath Joseph BELLNOMINI, to "Madam" thanking her for introducing him to her husband and saying that he hears "with satisfaction the powders I gave him had a favourable effect, and I hope those I here enclose will relieve his pain again. The first to be taken is Dulcamara, which should be allowed to act undisturbed for 24 hours, the second, Mercury, may be taken afterwards, if Dulcamara has not removed the pains entirely, and in case Mercury also should not thoroughly succeed you may give him Pulsat. Of course exposure to bad weather and especially to wind must be carefully avoided. I suppose the sleeplessness is owing in great measure to the pain ..." recommending other treatment for that, 2 sides 8vo., 46 Great Marlborough Street, 31st December no year, the first letter

Both were pupils of Dr Samuel HAHNEMANN, (1755- 1843, German Physician, the father of Homeopathy), he became Treasurer of the British Homeopathic Society.
Dulcamara belongs to the nightshade family of plants, which also includes several nutritious edible plants like tomatoes, potatoes, and eggplants.
Material relating to early homeopathy is rare.

Item Date:  1846

Stock No:  51213      £575

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