This section is from the book "A Treatise On Therapeutics, And Pharmacology Or Materia Medica Vol1", by George B. Wood. Also available from Amazon: Part 1 and Part 2.
The general remedies are necessarily, as before stated, either stimulant, sedative, or alterative; that is, either elevate, depress, or alter the systemic actions. These three sets constitute the second subdivision.