Mesmer was the first to propose a rational basis for the effects of hypnosis. Although we now know that his notion of animal magnetism, transferred from healer to patient through a mysterious etheric fluid, is hopelessly wrong, it was firmly based on scientific ideas current.15. Pad Nor Mai Bamboo shoot, carrot, mushroom, and green onion Stir-fried in brown sauce. 16. Pad Kra-Tiem Choice of Meat Stir-fried with garlic, water chestnut, and green onions. (dinner only) 17. Pad Khing Dried black mushrooms, ginger, water chestnut, carrot, and onion Stir-fried in.He was also fond of dressing up in a cloak and playing ethereal music on the glass harmonica whilst this was happening. The popular image of the hypnotist as a charismatic and mystical figure can be firmly dated to this time.Thanks to their persistence and efforts, by the end of the century hypnosis was accepted as a valid clinical technique, studied and applied in the great universities and hospitals of the day. This trend continued into the 20th Century, although in some ways, hypnosis became.Inevitably, these magical trappings led to Mesmers downfall, and for a long time, hypnotism was a dangerous interest to have for anybody looking for a mainstream career. Nevertheless, the stubborn fact remained that hypnosis worked, and the 19th Century is characterised by individuals seeking to.