Nature Cure

Philosophy & Practice Based on the
Unity of Disease & Cure



Henry Lindlahr, M.D.


Published by The Nature Cure Publishing Company
525 South Ashland Boulevard, Chicago







    1. What is Nature Cure?
    2. Catechism of Nature Cure
    3. What is Life?
    4. The Unity of Disease and Treatment--The Three Primary Causes of Disease
    5. The Unity of Acute Diseases--Natural Immunity-- Bacteria-Secondary, Not Primary Manifestations of Disease
    6. The Laws of Cure--The Law of Dual Effect
    7. Suppression Versus Elimination--Suppression the Cause of Chronic Diseases
    8. Inflammation--The Five Stages of Inflammation
    9. The Effects of Suppression on Venereal Diseases--The Destructive After-Effects of Mercury
    10. "Suppressive" Surgical Treatment of Tonsilitis and Enlarged Adenoids
    11. Cancer--Not a Local, but a Constitutional Disease
    12. Woman's Suffering--The Climacteric or Change of Life
    13. The Treatment of Acute Diseases by Natural Methods--The Natural Remedies--The Electro-Magnetic Effects of Cold-Water Applications
    14. The True Scope of Medicine--Dr. Osler on "Medicine"--Inorganic Minerals and Mineral Poisons--The Efficiency of the Small Dose--Homeopathy a Complement of Nature Cure
    15. Homeopathy--The Personal Responsibility of the Cell
    16. The Diphtheria Antitoxin
    17. Vaccination
    18. Surgery--Destruction or Cure; Which is Better--The Human Body a Unit
    19. Chronic Diseases
    20. Crises--Disease Crises--Healing Crises--Drugs Versus Healing Crises
    21. Periodicity--The Law of Sevens
    22. What About the Chronic?--It takes so long--Afraid of Cold Water--Pull the Roots--Is the Chronic to be Left to His Fate Because Allopathy Says He is Incurable?--Why Nature Cure Achieves Results
    23. The Treatment of Chronic Diseases--Diagnosis from the Eye--The Story of a Great Discovery
    24. Vitality--Stimulation by Paralysis--Hypnotism and Obsession
    25. Natural Dietetics--Mixing Fruits and Vegetables--Mixing Starches and Acid Fruits
    26. Acid Diseases--The Relationship between Foods and Acid Diseases
    27. Fasting--When Fasting is Indicated
    28. Hydrotherapy in the Treatment of Chronic Diseases--Why We Favor COLD Water
    29. Air and Light Baths--The Importance of the Skin as an Organ of Elimination
    30. Correct Breathing--Rhythmical Breathing--Yogi Breathing
    31. Physical Exercises
    32. Manipulative Treatment--Massage--Osteopathy--Chiropractic
    33. The Legitimate Scope of Mental and Metaphysical Healing
    34. The Difference Between Functional and Organic Disease--The Limitations of Metaphysical Healing
    35. The Two-fold Attitude of Mind and Soul
    36. The Symphony of Life
    37. The Three-fold Constitution of Man
    38. Mental Therapeutics--Positive Affirmations
    39. How Shall We Pray?
    40. Scientific Relaxation and Normal Suggestion--Relaxation While Working
    41. Conclusion--The Strengthening of Will-Power and Self-Control
    42. Payne's Soliloquy