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My Water Cure - Sebastian Kniepp
Table Of Contents:

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Prefaces V
Introduction 1
Part the First.
Applications Of Water.
General remarks 15
Means of hardening 22
Applications of water 34
A. Wet Sheets: 
1. Covering with wet sheets 34
2. Lying on wet sheets 35
3. Covering with, and lying on, wet sheets taken together 36
4. Compress on the abdomen 36
B. Baths:
I. Foot-Baths:
1. The cold foot-bath 42
2. The warm foot-bath 42
II. Half-Baths 45
IlI. Sitting-Baths:
1. The cold sitting-bath 47
2. The warm sitting-bath 49 
IV. Whole-Baths:
1. The cold whole bath 50
a) The cold whole bath for healthy persons 51
b) The cold whole bath for the sick 57
2. The warm whole bath 60
a) The warm whole-bath for healthy persons 63
b) The warm whole bath for the sick 64
aa) The hay-flower bath 65
bb) The oat-straw bath 65
cc) The pine-sprig bath 65
dd) Mixed baths 65
3. The mineral-baths 67
V. Part-Baths:
1. The hand and arm bath 70
2. The head-bath 70
3. The eye-bath 72
C. Vapours 73
1. The vapour for the head 77
2. The vapour foot bath 82
3. The close-stool vapour bath 85
4. Special vapour applications on particular diseased parts 86
D. Shower-Baths:
1. The knee shower 87
2. The shower for the thighs 89
3. The lower-shower bath 90
4. The shower for the back 90
5. Tiie whole shower bath 91
6. The upper shower bath 92
7. The arm-gush 96
8. The head-gush 96
E. Ablutions 96
1. The whole-ablution 97
a) The whole-ablution for the healthy 97
b) The whole-ablution for the sick 99
2. The part-ablution 101
F. Bandages:
1. The head-bandage 101
2. The neck bandage 102
3. The shawl 104
4. The foot-bandage 105
a) The foot-bandage proper 105
b) The bandage above the knees 106
5. The lower bandage 107
6. The short bandage 109
7. The wet shirt 110
8. The Spanish mantle 111
G. Drinking of water 114
Part the Second.
Apotheca.
General remarks and division 121
Tinctures or extracts 125
Teas 126
Powders 127
Oils 127
Medicines 128
Contents of a little home-apotheca 194
Several kinds of strength-giving food 195
Recipe for the preparation of bran-bread 195
The strength-giving soup 196
Preparation of Honeywine 198
Part the Third.
Diseases.
Introduction 203
Complaints in alphabetical Order 205
Alphabetical index 390