Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Neuralgia
- In a message dated 7/1/02 8:10:57 PM Central Daylight Time, FLYNSWEDE@...
<< Damn ugly tasting green stuff ugh.
Now I just wonder how I remember that after over 65 years.
>>Because it was "ugh!"
- Every once in a while I get spazums in my stomach
from my nerves,nothing takes it away but belladonna
or if your system gets going to fast belladonna slows it down
I got a bottle of it now use it once twice a year.
I remember as a kid my Mom giving me the green liquid
it did taste terrible but it worked The Baron
-- In civilwarwest@y..., Aurelie1999@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 7/1/02 8:10:57 PM Central Daylight Time, FLYNSWEDE@A...
> << Damn ugly tasting green stuff ugh.
> Now I just wonder how I remember that after over 65 years.
> Because it was "ugh!"
- Carl, thanks for the link. I glanced at it and it'll be worth
reading at a time when I haven't expended all my brain power playing
video games with the kids. :)
--- In civilwarwest@y..., "carlw4514" <carlw4514@y...> wrote:
> James may have been thinking of willow bark, the ancient precursor.
> However, the below suggests that ancient uses of salicylate-
> plants may not really have lead to modern use of the substance:
> --- In civilwarwest@y..., "WmHiram" <wmhiram@y...> wrote:
> > Um, James, I don't know where you got your medical information
> > belladonna is NOT the main ingredient in aspirin. Aspirin
> > out as a brand name for acetylsalicylic acid, and was synthesized
> > the Bayer company in Germany in the 1890s.
> > However, belladonna is still used today in the form of B&O
> > (belladonna and opium) suppositories for stubborn cases of
> > We haven't come that far after all. :)
> > Gotta go, I'm at work right now, stolen moments are the sweetest!
> > Billie
> > --- In civilwarwest@y..., "ACES_DUGOUT" <acesdugout@c...> wrote:
> > > Hi Y'all
> > > The basic for the Field surgeon or most Medical service was
> > alcohol
> > > or bite on this.
> > > And devil take the hindmost.
> > > The sutler had patent medicines and they varied depending on
> > or
> > > supplier.
> > > but the main ingredient in aspirin is belladonna and that drug
> > been in
> > > use since the middle ages although it is a deadly poison if
> > improperly
> > > or refined incorrectly it's been around a long time.
> > > Yours in service
> > > James
> > >
> > > <excert.>
> > > I have to confess that this info makes me feel
> > > sorry for JD. I never liked him and never will, but whether
> > > affliction
> > > was brought on by chicken pox or youthful cavorting, it
> > dreadful.
> > > Did we even have aspirin yet? Poor guy.
> > > ~Madelon
- Davis was blind in one eye, the right one IIRC. Was this a result to
actual damage to the eye or to the nerve transmitting to the brain?
I recall that he was frequently knocked out for days at a time from
--- In civilwarwest@y..., "WmHiram" <wmhiram@y...> wrote:
> No aspirin until the 1890s, Madelon. Opiates, with their myriad
> nasty side effects, were the only analgesics at the time.
> Soooo glad I live in the 21st century!
> And yes, I'm notorious for my puns. But I've tried to behave in
> --- In civilwarwest@y..., "M. E. Heatherington"
> <meheatherington@h...> wrote:
> > "So does this thread get on anybody's nerves?" -- You may have
> > around a bad pun, Billie, but I have to confess that this info
> makes me feel
> > sorry for JD. I never liked him and never will, but whether his
> > was brought on by chicken pox or youthful cavorting, it sounds
> > Did we even have aspirin yet? Poor guy.
> > ~Madelon
> > >From: "WmHiram" <wmhiram@y...>
> > >Reply-To: civilwarwest@y...
> > >To: civilwarwest@y...
> > >Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Neuralgia
> > >Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2002 04:39:39 -0000
> > >
> > >--- In civilwarwest@y..., "carlw4514" <carlw4514@y...> wrote:
> > > > For Madelon and anyone else interested, I finally checked
> > >Chadwick's > footnotes and he cites primarily a book I don't have
> > >William C. > Davis, JEFFERSON DAVIS: THE MAN AND HIS HOUR.
> > > > Chadwick says the symptoms mainly involved an inflamation of
> > >eye, > which symptoms "... indicate a viral herpes... usually
> > >contracted by > men between the ages of sixteen and twenty-five
> > >through sexual > relations..."
> > > > [THE TWO AMERICAN PRESIDENTS : A DUAL BIOGRAPHY OF ABRAHAM
> > > > LINCOLN AND JEFFERSON DAVIS by Bruce Chadwick]
> > > > carl
> > >
> > >Oh heck, I completely forgot about herpes (zoster or simplex).
> > >Herpes zoster is also called shingles, and is a sequela of
> > >pox. Even today the pain is referred to as herpetic neuralgia.
> > >
> > >Herpex simplex can either be of the cold sore variety or the
> > >variety. Though if it were in the eye I'd put my greenbacks on
> > >being something besides venereal.
> > >
> > >So does this thread get on anybody's nerves?
> > >
> > >Billie
> > >
> > >
> > >
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