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HARBINGER OF HEALTH;

CONTAINING

MEDICAL PRESCRIPTIONS

FOR THE

HUMAN BODY AND MIND.

BY

ANDREW JACKSON DAVIS.

Complete in One Volume.

Health is the first condition of Happinesa.
The Angels help those who help themselves.

EIGHTH THOUSAND

Ne bo York:
C. M. PLUMB & Co.,
274 CANAL STREET.

1865.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1861,

BY ANDREW JACKSON DAVIS,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the Southern

District of New York.

“HERALD OF PROGRESS" PRINT,

274 Canal St., New York.

H7104 126 1865

TANEET

PREFATORY QUESTIONINGS.

The author would confer a few moments with every one who proposes to take refuge in this HARBINGER OF HEALTH The present work is, perhaps, a vestibule to some new temple of life, health, and happiness. It is, however, deemed judicious to ask and answer a few practical questions in the presence of the reader, so that the aims and objects of this volume may be fully understood :

Question. What is the chief end of the earthly life of man?

ANSWER. To individualize his spirit, and prepare it for the
Summer Land.

Q. What is the first condition of such individnalization and preparation ?
A. Physical health.
Q. In what does physical health consist ?

A. In symmetry of development, energy of Will, harmony of function, and bodily purity.

Q. How can these results be obtained ?

A. First, by inheriting a sound constitution ; second, by obeying the law of temperance in regard to foods and drinks ; third, by giving free play and equal exercise to the muscular system ; fourth, by exerting the Will-power to keep the passiops in subjection; fifth and lastly, by sleeping and working and living in accordance with the requirements of Nature's Laws.

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