Neutral Douche


from Dr JH Kellogg's Hydriatic Techniques...

35, 33-36°C

Sedative and Calmative 5-10min, 5-10 lbs Shower or Fan Douche

Along both sides of the spine in:


general 3-15 min, 5-20 lbs - cover whole surface to prevent cooling by evaporation, use low pressure if very irritable in:

Strong pressure in Cerebral Congestion of


from Dr GK Abbott's Prescriptions...

  • 34-36°C, 3-6min,
  • Sedative so use broken jet or spray
  • Spray douche to spine, low force, patient sits with back to operator.
  • Essentially a neutral pour.