Punch,  22 (1852), 157.

Bloomer's Practice of Physic



News-Commentary, Drollery


Homeopathy, Medical Practitioners, Education, Gender

    Responding to news that in America nine women are studying homeopathy, hopes that nurses soothe babies with 'infinitesimal doses of 'Daffy and Dalby'—an allusion to Anthony Daffy's 'Elixir Salutis' and Joseph Dalby's work on the medicinal qualities of cinnabar and musk (see Daffy 1673 and Dalby 1762).

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