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August 18, 1906

Hay-Fever Treatment by Dunbar's Remedies (Pollantin).

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(7):523-524. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520070057016

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Denver, Aug. 8, 1906.

To the Editor:  —Dr. Ingals' communication in The Journal, August 4, is very timely, and it is refreshing to read an apparently honest report, even though relating unsuccessful results.Being a hay-fever subject myself, I hailed with delight Professor Dunbar's remedy, especially after it was endorsed by several of our leading American rhinologists. My first experience, about two years ago, was a dismal failure, and, although I persisted in its use, both for myself and for my patients, I was finally obliged to acknowledge its uselessness. I could not, however, dismiss it entirely, but concluded to investigate for myself at headquarters. With this end in view I visited Hamburg during the month of May, 1905, at which time it was my privilege to witness at Professor Dunbar's hands conclusive experiments. These were the more convincing because of the subject experimented on—myself. (Experience reported in Colorado Medicine

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