A very easy to understand summary and restatement of the basic hygienic viewpoint that would serve as an excellent introduction and guide to someone with insufficient time to study the fundamental books of the Founders (Tilden, Shelton, etc.) from which this book is drawn. It is vegetarian in outlook and disapproves of colon cleansing. Used by a chriopractic college in the United States as a basic text of diet and nutrition.
A thorough and scholarly historical survey of the development of naturopathic and nature cure practices from the 19th through the 20th century. A study of the individuals who made it happen. For many years Kirchfeld was librarian at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Coles' recomendations are generally sensible and accord well with the developing understanding of hygienic practice. Ellen White, founder of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, plagiarized Coles.
Long title: "How to Live 100 Years, or Discourses on the Sober Life Being the Personal Narrative of Luigi Cornaro" This document is often mentioned in late 19th Century and early 20th Century hygienic literature.
Contentiously, painstakingly, passionately puts forth the key concepts of Shelton's version of Natural Hygiene. There is also an excellent history of the development of the Hygienic movement.
This book was written after 25 years of clinical practice. Dr. Moser was not a rigid, doctrinaire natural hygienist. She incorporated into her practice what she considered the most useful aspects of many disciplines, including vitamins and other food supplements, protomorphogens, massage, accupressure, colonics, dietary restriction, etc.
The practical how-to of Lindlahr's methods explained in detail.
Lindlahr brought German Nature Cure to the States. In this remarkable century-old book will be found every new-agey, new-thought, self-help therapy currently in the public mind as well as the best of natural medical wisdom.
Thomsonian doctors asserted that common sense and a little learning was a better doctor than professionals seemingly addicted to bloodletting, purging with heavy metals, and heroic cleanses.