Secretory Sedative


from Dr JH Kellogg's Hydriatic Techniques...

  • Cold to breasts to relieve engorgement
  • Stop sweating by
    • cold to skin
  • Internal glands are reflexly influenced in the opposite direction to what would be expected.
    • Cold and Very hot to the skin excite the gland
    • Neutral and hot (33-40°C) sedate and decrease secretions