An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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KNEIPP, Sebastian

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Meine Wasser-Kur, durch mehr als 30 Jahre erprobt und geschrieben zur Heilung der Krankheiten und Erhaltung der Gesundheit.

Kempten, Germany: Kösel, 1887.

Kneipp was a Bavarian priest and not a physician. He learned about hydrotherapy and other methods of treatment later called naturopathic during the time he suffered from tuberculosis. 

Digital facsimile of the 1889 10th edition from the Internet Archive at this link. Translated into Englishfrom the 36th German edition as My water-cure, as tested through more than thirty years and described for the healing of diseases and the preservation of health. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1891. Digital facsimile of the 6th edition of the translation from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Naturopathy, THERAPEUTICS › Hydrotherapy