There is a sentence in the Talmud to the effect that the Kingdom of God is nigh when the teacher gives thename of the author of the information that he is passing on. With every desire to fulfil the rabbinical preceptand acknowledge the sources of this booklet, I find myself in a quandary. If I make my acknowledgments dulyI must begin with my grandmother and Culpeper's Herbal. Following upon those come the results of my ownand friends' practical experience. After this I should, perhaps, give a list of the periodicals from whose pages Ihave culled much helpful information. But as space and memory preclude individual mention I must contentmyself with this general acknowledgment. Lastly, I desire to record my thanks to Dr. Fernie, whose
, a large and exhaustive collection of facts about food, has afforded not the least valuable assistance.F. D.
PART 1.--INTRODUCTORY PAGE While there is Fruit there is Hope 1 Fruit and the Teeth 5 Fruit is Food 6Objections to Fruit 8 A Pioneer of Food Remedies 10 The Simple Life 12 Fruit or Fasting 13 Acute Illness 14
PART II.--FOODS AND THEIR
MEDICINAL USESAlmond 15 Apple 16 Asparagus 20 Banana 20 Barley 23 Blackberry 24 Black Currant 26 Brazil Nuts 26Beans, Peas, and Lentils 27 Beet 28 Cabbage 28 Caraway Seed 29 Carrot 30 Celery 31 Cresses 31 Chestnut32 Cinnamon 32 Cocoanut 33 Coffee 33 Date 34 Elderberry 34 Fig 38 Grape 39 Gooseberry 43 Lavender 43Lemon 44 Lettuce 46 Nettle 47 Nuts 47 Oat 51 Olive 52 Onion 53 Orange 56 Parsley 57 Pear 58 Pea Nut 59Pine-Apple 60 Pine Kernel 64 Plum, Prune 64 Potatoe 66 Radish 67 Raspberry 68 Rice 68 Rhubarb 69 Sage71 Strawberry 72 Spinach 72 Tomato 73 Turnip 74 Thyme 75 Walnut 75 Wheat 76
Index to Diseases and Remedies 79 Index to Prescriptions and Recipes 86 Index--Miscellaneous 87FOOD REMEDIES
While there is Fruit there is hope.
While there is life--and fruit--there is hope. When this truth is realised by the laity nine hundred andninety-nine out of every thousand professors of the healing art will be obliged to abandon their profession andtake to fruit-growing for a living.Many people have heard vaguely of the "grape cure" for diseases arising from over-feeding, and the lemoncure for rheumatism, but for the most part these "cures" remain mere names. Nevertheless it is almost
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