Invalid's Companion - worn out stomachs p.74

This extract describes the 'restorative effects' of the Bath waters on stomach complaints such as indigestion or dyspepsia. In Bath, 'those stomachs which have been nearly worn out' will be met with a regime that 'enjoins a more temperate indulgence in the pleasures of the table.'

About The Invalid's Companion to Bath

 

'The Invalid's Companion to Bath' provides 'information and advice on every subject which can benefit or interest the invalid, restoring them for relief.' As outlined in the preface, the book covers a range of subjects, including 'local circumstances, habits of life, prudential observances, personal comfort, the use of the waters, [and] the aid of medicine'.

 

Taken from: The Invalid's Companion to Bath
Author / Creator: George Cheyne
Publisher: G Strahan
Date: 1720
Copyright: By permission of the British Library Board
Shelfmark: 1188.d.1.(4.)