Tonic Cure your malaria or just get a boost from this
patent medicine, which you could order from Arthur PETER & Company in
Specific One happy customer claims to have been cured of an
itch that had lasted for ten months.
WEST's Brain & Nerve Cure Are you hysterical? Forgetful? Maybe you need this one, or
maybe you don't! I can't remember!
Piles? One box'll fix you right up! In case you're not
familiar with the term, one John BRADLEY has signed his name to a testimonial
for a hemorrhoid cure...
Mexican Syrup Endorsed by a minister, no less. I don't
know.... "Gooch doesn't sound very Mexican to me....
Jacobs Oil I don't know what you'll think about him...but
I think the guy in this ad looks like the one you get on those
fortune telling cards that tell you you're going to be soon departing this
world! And it's supposed to be medicine.
Lightning Oil Kills those germs that lead to deadly blood
poisoning... Wonder what happened to the patient?
Castoria Got tapeworm?
T. McGOWN's Sasparilla & Iodide of Potash Sounds sort of scientific, doesn't it? Purifies the
blood, restores the health...the usual.
Bitters Claims to be the "Keystone of Health."
Suffering from malarial fever, costiveness, headache, indigestion, bowel
or kidney disorders? Try Hostetter's!
Carter's Little Liver
Pills Oh, the wretchedness
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound You'll be surprised at how many ailments this
one can cure! This testimony
claimed that after "just one and a half bottles," the writer was
"right" again. She'd suffered from bloating, bearing-down pains,
cramps, chills and insomnia; her doctors said they could never make her
"regular" again. From 1909.
Beans The name alone
would have a powerful curative effect on me: I'd rather will myself
to get well than eat something with a name like that!
Cascarets From a 1903 issue of the
Dallas, Texas Morning News.