Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  3 (1854–55), 301–03.

Colds and Cold Water





Disease, Medical Treatment

    Assesses claims regarding the catching of colds and remedies for the condition, not least the advice of 'Our grandmothers'. Upholds the efficacy of the cold bath as a 'prophylactic or precautionary' measure, but discusses the application of this treatment via the shower-bath and sponges (302).

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