PHILOSOPHY: In people accustomed to drink tea every day the primary action of this beverage, to which they have become habituated cannot be observed with precision, more especially by the over-busy practitioner. I give not one case only, but two, in which pains in the stomach were caused by drinking tea.
Chinese tea is a medicinal plant; who can deny that? And as such it must produce in sensitive healthy people unaccustomed to its use, disagreeable medicinal symptoms, even though all physicians had hitherto been so careless as not to notice them; but that is not the case. Several physicians have observed them, and others have seen cures by it of homeopathically corresponding symptoms.