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Primitive physick

John Wesley

Primitive physick

or, an easy and natural method of curing most diseases

by John Wesley

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Published in BristolbPrinted by William Pine .
Written in English


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Statementby John Wesley.
The Physical Object
Pagination140p.
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18282364M

  Wesley encouraged the movement’s traveling preachers to give advice but also leave behind the book. And he also set up in each local setting a position called the “visitor of the sick.” It was usually a woman who visited the sick and drew upon the Primitive Physick or other resources to help meet their spiritual and physical needs.


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PRIMITIVE PHYSIC OR, AN EASY AND NATURAL METHOD OF CURING MOST DISEASES by John Wesley, A.M. 4th edition, reprinted in London, PREFACE When man came first out of the hands of the Great Creator, clothed in body, as well as in soul, with immortality and incorruption, there was no place for physic, or the art of Size: KB.

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By John Wesley, M.A.printed by R. Hawes, and sold at the Foundry; and at the Rev. Wesley's preaching-houses, in town and country. A 16th edition of John Wesley's Primitive Physick published in London, Creative Commons First published in the s, the Rev.

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Top Primitive physic, or, an easy and natural method of curing most diseases by Wesley, Pages:   So in The Primitive Physick, having studied broadly in medical writings of his day and selected from them, Wesley is trying to provide those kinds of treatments for illness and injuries that are the most readily accessible, particularly to the poor.

He strongly encouraged people to use those in addition to prayer. Primitive physick by John Wesley,printed by William Pine; and sold at the New Room, in the Horse-fair: and at the Foundery, Upper-Moor-fields, London edition, - The twelfth edition, corrected and much enlarged.

"John Wesley () Primitive Physic: or An Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases (). Wesley is not commonly known for his medical work, but in fact his interest in the subject was lifelong.

His reading in the field was substantial, and he freely dispensed prescriptions and advice to those who consulted him during his travels.

Primitive Physick, first published inwas an inexpensive guide to simple, safe and effective cures. It contained recipes and cures for afflictions. The book was so popular that it continued to be published through 32 updated editions.

Methodist circuit riders carried this best-selling health guide in their saddlebags. Wesley was deeply convicted that God is concerned about our earthly life as well as our heavenly one. To that end, he wrote a medical text for the everyday person titled Primitive Physick.

The book discussed the contemporary knowledge about home health remedies and went through 32 editions, making it one of the most widely read books in England. Taken together, Primitive Physick was a book that would be classed as holistic or alternative medicine today.

In Ingram's Patterns Of Madness In The Eighteenth Century: A Reader, it is noted that Wesley saw disease as a consequence of the Fall and thus regarded mankind as primarily responsible for its own sufferings. Full text of "Primitive physick, or, An easy and natural method of curing most diseases" Hence Rules for the Appli- cation of thefe, and Medical Books, were im- menfely multiplied ; 'til at length Phyfick be- came an ience, quivc out Oi the Reach of ordinary Men.

Phy.> now began to be had in Ad- miration, as P rfons who were fomething. In the Spring a Physic Garden at the front of Wesley’s House was planted after the Learning Officer was in inspired by Wesley’s Primitive Physick book. This resource has proven to be a valuable learning resource for schools within the learning programme, and an added area of interest to general visitors.

While John Wesley's Primitive Physick () cannot be termed a classic of British medical literature, it must certainly be identified as one of the most popular volumes published in England during the eighteenth century.

Although the work came under attack from contemporary surgeons, physicians, and apothecaries, who maintained that its remedies were founded upon ignorance.

John Wesley's Primitive Physick had the same objectives, and it also was a best-seller, staying in print for years (Maddox, Health, 4). In Scotland, it was said that the two books every home possessed were the Bible and Domestic Medicine (Porter, Bodies, 17), while in England the two books were the Bible and Primitive Physick (Webster, ).Author: Jan Lancaster.

Primitive Physick Friday, Novem John Wesley, electrical quack. the book Desideratum (Wellcome Library) InJohn anonymously wrote and published a 72 page book called The Desideratum: Or, Electricity made plain and useful. By a Lover of Mankind, and of Common Sense Author: Jan Lancaster.

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Palmar, ). World Health Organization. The “Primitive Physick” is basically a listing of various ailments and possible treatments. If you have a sore tooth, here are some things you might try. When you look at the suggestions, many strike you as common-sense -- and a few strike you as kind of weird.

Get this from a library. Primitive physick: or, An easy and natural method of curing most diseases. [John Wesley]. This is true of many scholars as well. One recent book on Wesley’s ethics describes Primitive Physick as “a collection of folklore prescriptions for various ailments [revealing] his reliance on testimony and a sometime credulity in belief in what the folk tradition contained.” A new historical.

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John Wesley $ - $ particular, the Primitive Physick was based on much more than “folk lore” and “old wive’s tales.” Wesley’s own account traces its origins to remedies transcribed from the books of Robert Boyle and John Tennent, along with “a. "Primitive Physick" was a best-seller in Wesley's day.

He first published it anonymously. "It sold more books than anything that he ever wrote," said Randy Maddox, a John Wesley specialist who teaches at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

4 a.m. wakeup call. Among Wesley's advice: Eat a light supper at least two or three hours before bed. Primitive Physic (3 Feb. ) 15 Reviews of William Hawes’s Examination of Primitive Physic Your book, Sir, which I have before me, is the 16th edition; so that it is probable near twenty thousand have been sold and dispersed amongst.

In this extract from an eighteenth century book called Primitive physick Wesley addresses cures for hoarseness. Primitive physick, or, An easy and natural method of curing most diseases.

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14 Christian Commitment to Public Well-Being: John Wesley’s “Sensible Regimen” and Primitive Physick 15 US Public Health Reform Movements and the Social Gospel; 16 Anthony Comstock: A Religious Fundamentalist’s Negative Impact on Reproductive Health; Introduction to Part III Religion and Public Health across the Life Course.

In his book, Primitive Physick, or, an Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases, Wesley lists more than 40 ailments for which he prescribes "electrifying." At worst, it couldn't hurt, Wesley writes, "unless the shock were immoderately strong." Primitive Physick was Wesley's bestselling book during his lifetime.

It included home remedies. Primitive Physick: Or, an Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases. by John Wesley. the Eighth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged: Wesley, John: Books - 5/5(1). E-mail with no attachments please to Craig Thornber Please give your e-mail a title that relates to your enquiry, not one that could have been produced by a spam engine.

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Unbound by genre but firmly rooted in traditional American sacred and secular and Missouri fiddle music. Divinæ particula Auræ with an Ozarks accent. Wesley wrote a book entitled Primitive Physick: Or, an Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases.

He was deeply impressed with the few physicians who called for the prevention of disease through healthy living and who recommended time-honored, inexpensive methods of by: 4. This wonderful text dates all the way back to the middle of the 18th century.

Mostly herbal and folk remedies, it is an extensive receipt-style work covering over specific conditions for which, often, there are several distinct methods of cure listed. Primitive Physick For instance, one of John Wesley’s most widely published works was Primitive Physick: An Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases ().

A sort of Farmer’s Almanac for health care, Wesley collected practical medical advice and put it into the hands of the poor : Charlie Baber.In his book, Primitive Physick, or, an Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases, Wesley lists more than 40 ailments for which he prescribes “electrifying.” At worst, it couldn’t hurt, Wesley writes, “unless the shock were immoderately strong.” Primitive Physick was Wesley’s bestselling book during his lifetime.

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