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Shampooing Or Benefits Resulting From The Use Of The Indian Medicated Vapour Bath | by Sake Dene Mahomed



Containing a brief but comprehensive view of the effects produced by the use of the warm bath, in comparison with steam or vapour bathing. Also a detailed account of the various cases to which this healing remedy may be applied; its general efficacy in peculiar diseases, and its success in innumerable instances, when all other remedies had been ineffectual. To which is subjoined an alphabetical list of names (many of the very first consequence,) subsccibed in testimony of the important use & general approval of the indian method of shampooing.

TitleShampooing Or Benefits Resulting From The Use Of The Indian Medicated Vapour Bath
AuthorSake Dene Mahomed
PublisherBrighton
Year1826
Copyright1826, Brighton
AmazonShampooing: Or Benefits Resulting From The Use Of The Indian Medicated Vapor Bath
S. D. Mahomed

As introduced into this country by S. D. Mahomed (A Native of India)

(Second Edition.)

To The King's Most Excellent Majesty, In Testimony Of Devoted Respect, The following sheets are Humbly Inscribed, By His Majesty's Most Dutiful, And Truly Obedient Subject And Servant, Sake Deen Mahomed. Brighton, 1st February, 1823.

-Preface
I deem it necessary to premise, in order to be screened from criticism, that my pursuits have been widely different from those of literature, generally, through life. Little can be expected where litt...
-Preface To The Second Edition
Since the publication of the first edition of this work, public attention has been excited; medical men of the first professional reputation did not think it beneath their dignity, to investigate the ...
-Introduction. On Bathing Generally
Bathing is coeval with the remotest periods of antiquity. Homer mentions the use of private baths, which baths possessed medicinal properties, and were enriched by the most fragrant perfumes. In the e...
-Asthma
There are three species of Asthma; 1. Asthma Spontaneum, when without any manifest cause. 2. Asthma Plethoricum, when it arises from plethora. 3. Asthma Exanthematicum, originating from the repulsi...
-Asthma. Continued
Thus have I attempted a brief treatise on asthmatic complaints, and the mode of treatment resorted to by the faculty. I may now be permitted to state my remedial method, under the various and conflict...
-Chapter II. Contractions
My success in the treatment of this disease gives me confidence to assert, my pretensions to a knowledge of it theoretically, are not without a just foundation. In this instance, as in every other, I ...
-Contractions. Part 2
Case IV Having been afflicted with a contraction of the knee, which was occasioned by a violent inflammation of the nerves, I was recommended to try Mr. Mahomed's Vapour Baths and Shampooing, which p...
-Contractions. Part 3
Case VII Sir, - I cannot leave this place without discharging a duty which I feel I owe to you, by thus acknowledging the great benefit which Mrs. Robinson has received under your care and direction....
-Contractions. Part 4
Case IX Sir, - Having heard of the cures performed by your Vapour Baths, I was induced to make trial of them. In last December I was suffering under a violent attack of St. Antony's fire in my leg an...
-Chapter III. Paralysis
The palsy is known by the loss or diminution of voluntary motion, affecting certain parts of the body, often accompanied with drowsiness. In some instances the disease is confined to a particular part...
-Paralysis. Continued
I need say no more; my never failing appeal to the cases which follow, will bear me out in what I have advanced; in this disease, I may repeat with a degree of confidence, I challenge competition from...
-Chapter IV. Rheumatism
This is a disease characterized by pyrexia, pains in the joints, increased by the action of the muscles belonging to the joint, and heat of the part. The blood, after venaesection, exhibits an inflamm...
-Rheumatism. Part 2
Case I Sir, - I have the pleasure to inform you that my son remains in good health, and happy am I to say, that I am fully persuaded his recovery, under the blessing of Providence, was owing to the u...
-Rheumatism. Part 3
Case V Brighton, Nov. 3, 1819. Sir, - Considering it right that you should know the effect of your Bath, as it may be serviceable to others labouring under a similar malady, I beg to state that I bro...
-Rheumatism. Part 4
Case IX I, John Law, of No. 3, Richmond-hill, Brighton, declare that I have been afflicted with the rheumatism in my arms and shoulders, to such a degree that I could neither dress nor undress myself...
-Chapter V. Sprains
A Sprain, or subluxatio, happens most frequently in the wrists, knees, and ankles; and is usually occasioned by a slip, or some sudden effort or violent exertion. Sprains of the tendons and ligaments...
-Sprains. Continued
Case II Lord Newark presents his compliments to Mr. Mahomed, and has great pleasure in stating, that his knee, which from repeated sprains was too weak for any exertion, and almost entirely helpless,...
-Chapter VI. Cures and Testimonials
What the Vapour Bath and Shampooing, together, are enabled to effect, my readers must have had, already, sufficient proof: I do not wish to press them forward as being capable of accomplishing every c...
-Case V. Case Of Diseased Spine And Nervous Disorder
Brighton, October 9, 1822. My Dear Sir, - Through the divine blessing, you have been the means of so much benefit to my bodily health, that I cannot leave this place without testifying my gratitude t...
-Case VI. Case Of Nervous Complaint, Attended With Pains In The Head, Also A Case Of The Loss Of The Use Of Limbs
Brighton, Nov. 6, 1821. Mr. Mahomed. - Sir, I am very unwilling to leave your house, without acknowledging my gratitude for the wonderful cure effected on Mrs. Wartnaby by the use of your Vapour Bath...
-Case VII. Case Of Swelling, And Violent Pain In The Leg And Thigh
On the 3d of October, 1818, I was seized with a most violent pain in my leg and thigh; a few days after which I perceived a lump of hard substance on the latter; also a swelling in the veins, both of ...
-Case VIII. Case Of Abscess, Arising From Straining The Muscles Of The Thigh
In justice to Mr. Mahomed, I declare he has effected a perfect cure on me - Having, from violent exercise and exertion while hunting, strained the muscles and sinews of my right leg and thigh, in such...
-Case X. Most Interesting Case Of Mercurial And Complicated Disease
From John Shaw, Esq. L.L.D. I had always been remarkably healthy and strong, but was latterly, teased with medicines, morning, noon, and night, for eighteen months; had several open sores, for the fi...
-Most Interesting Case Of Mercurial And Complicated Disease. Continued
Wonderful also to relate, - since using the Steam Bath, I find myself so recovered, that I can read by candle light, without glasses, better than I was able to do for a long time past. On the whole, m...
-Case XII. Case Of Pains In The Back And Loins
Sir, - I had for several years past been afflicted with dreadful pains in the loins and back, which, no doubt, proceeded from inward complaint - I conjecture either from the liver or kidnies. I applie...
-Case XVI. Case Of General Weakness, Etc
June 26, 1822. Sir, - I beg leave to express how much benefit I consider that I have derived from the Shampooing in your Bath. I feel my limbs, both ankles and knees, stronger, and I experience less f...
-Case XVII. Case Of Severe Cold And Loss Of The Use Of Limbs
(Extracted from the Brighton Gazette of the 30th August, 1821.) As an additional instance of the great benefit to be derived from Mahomed's Shampooing, and the efficacy of such an application in simi...
-Case XVIII. Case Of Gouty Affection And Contraction
(Extracted from the Brighton Gazette of the 13th September, 182l.) As an instance of the efficacious application of the Vapour Bath and Shampooing, as practised by Mr. Mahomed, of this town, the follo...
-Case XIX. Case Of Long Standing And Confirmed Rheumatism
Extracted from the same respectable source (the Brighton Gazette) as the preceding. To the Editor of the Brighton Gazette. Sir, - Be pleased to give insertion to the following letter, and on my next...
-List of Those Cured Of Various Complaints
The following names may be added under this head, as instancing cures of various complaints, but of which I have not been furnished with authority to publish more lengthened particulars: Adams, Mrs. ...
-Chapter VII. Lines Addressed To Mr. Mahomed, Shampooing Surgeon, Brighton
I am now about to add the few complimentary notices which have been taken at different times, of my humble endeavours to mitigate the sum of human suffering-, and relieve the afflictions of my fellow ...
-Lines Addressed To Mr. Mahomed, Shampooing Surgeon, Brighton. Part 2
When Nature droops and sinks beneath Decay, When at the touch of Pain Health fades away, Eager we fly for refuge to the art Which bids Disease's lingering train depart, Cheers with its beacon-light th...
-Lines Addressed To Mr. Mahomed, Shampooing Surgeon, Brighton. Part 3
Sir R. K. Porter, in his Travels through Georgia, Persia, etc. gives the following description of the Persian bathing process: - The bather having undressed in an outer room, and retaining nothing ab...
-Testimonials
Additional Testimonials, Which Have Been Received By Mr. Mahomed, Since The Publication Of The First Edition Of This Work Case I. Case Of Injured Spine Thomas Hine, aged seven years, the son of Mr. ...
-Testimonials. Part 2
Case VI. Case Of Chronic Rheumatism Sir, - You are at liberty to make use of my name in recommending your Medicated Vapour Baths, for the Chronic Rheumatism, they having cured me after suffering unde...
-Testimonials. Part 3
Case XII. Case Of Lameness From Debility Ship-street, Brighton, Monday, 12th August, 1824. Dear Sir, - Before quitting Brighton, I beg leave to express to you my thanks, for the very great benefit I ...
-Testimonials. Part 4
Case XVIII. Case Of Sprain And Inflammation Of The Knee Mr. Winstgatt, Merton Cottage, Surrey, cured of violent inflammation of the knee and tightness of the tendons, occasioned by a fall, and of mor...
-Testimonials. Part 5
Case XXV. Case Of Sciatica Brighton, April 16, 1825. Dear Sir, - I am happy to leave my testimony with you of the benefit I have received from the application of your Medicated Vapour Baths. When I a...
-Testimonials. Part 6
Case XXIX. Case Of Paralysis To S. D. Mahomed. Sir, - I cannot in justice to you quit Brighton after five weeks residence, without expressing the high gratification of acknowledging the great benefi...
-Testimonials. Part 7
Case XXXII. Case Op Contraction Arising From Sprain Miss Walker has great pleasure in acknowledging the benefit she has derived from Mr. Mahomed's Vapour Baths, in the case of a contraction arising f...
-Testimonials. Part 8
Case XXXIX. Case Of Scrofula And Contraction Of The Knee Brighton, November 29th, 1825. Dear Sir, - My younger sister residing in Hanover, having been for upwards of six years afflicted with a contra...
-Case IV. Case Of Gout
84, King's-road, Brighton, Sept. 13,1823. Mr. Mahomed, - In justice to my own feelings, to you, and my sincere wish to contribute in any way towards relieving a suffering fellow being, I could not le...
-Case VII. Case Of Rheumatic Fever
Godstone, April 16, 1824. Sir, - The Parish Officers of Godstone with myself desire to offer to you our united very sincere thanks for your obliging attention, gratuitously paid to Francis Fulbrook o...
-Case XIII. Case Of Rheumatism
Sir, - Before I leave Brighton it is my wish, (and indeed I might add my duty) to give my testimony of the efficacy of your incomparable Vapour Bath. I came down from town to try the effect of the tep...
-Case XXIV. Case Of Tic Douloureux And Rheumatism
Paris, 6 Avril, 1825. Je commence. Monsieur, par vous remercier de la petite fiole de votre huile qui accompagnoit votre lettredu 15 Mars, et vous prier de vouloir bien, aussitot que vous aurez regu l...
-Case XXVII. Case Of Palpitation Of The Heart And Complicated Disease
To Mr. Sake Deen Mahomed. Dear Sir, - Although I have been incessant in recommending the valuable efficacy of your Medicated Vapour Baths since I myself experienced their effects, if you think any wr...
-Case XXXVIII. Case Of Scrofula And Lameness
Erighton, Nov. 20, 1825. SiR, - The great benefit my son has derived from your Vapour Bath has induced me to make his case known to the public: he was from his birth a very fine healthy child until he...
-Chapter VIII. Testimony Of Approval Of The Baths
The following names are submitted to the Public, in further testimony of approval of the Baths under my direction. They are principally the names of Subscribers since the year 1920, most of whom have ...
-Testimony Of Approval Of The Baths. Continued
Moseley, Mr. W. Moseley, Mr. R. London. Mould, Mr. R. A. 70, East-street. Mountain, Mrs. John, St. Martin's-lane. Muggridge, Mrs. Murray, Mr. C. K. Murthwaite, Miss. Mutrie, Mr. Peckham-rye, Su...







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