Quack medicine, old time foolery
Quack medicine, old time foolery
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Castoria is a common memory from my youth. My mother gave it to us for the hiccups, upset stomachs, you-name-it. Yuk.
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Caster oil was the WORST!!!!
Thankful I grew up after the castor oil period.
Castoria is a common memory from my youth. I loved the taste!
Ah God, my mother dosed me with this stuff a LOT.
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I loved the taste of this stuff. Fortunately (ha) I was a constipated widdle kid.
This was awful stuff.
dubious medical advice
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Vintage advertisement: Butter - eat as much as possible to lubricate our arteries and #funny commercial ads #funny ads #commercial ads #funny commercial #interesting ads| my-funny-commerci...
Old ad: "Your Nutrition Tip: Butter is slippery. That's why we eat as much as possible to lubricate our arteries and veins." So far it has worked for me. - This type of ad is shocking to me.
Vintage ad fail. So, apparently it's not Paula Deen's fault she likes butter so much, this was the conventional wisdom in her day.
Vintage ad with nutrition tip: eat as much butter as possible to lubricate your veins ...
Fake Science is a Tumblr that posts fake vintage posters with misinformation about various science related topics. Pretty funny stuff.
Mouth Gag (1880s-1910s) This wooden, screw-shaped mouth gag would be inserted into an anesthetized patient's mouth to keep the airway open.
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Mouth Gag (1880s-1910s) This wooden, screw-shaped mouth gag would be inserted into an anesthetized patient’s mouth to keep the airway open.
Scariest Looking Medical Devices - Likes
Electricity belts for the cure of chronic and nervous conditions.
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1882 book cover
Alessandro Volta’s 270th Birthday
electricity belts circa 1882
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Judy Affordable Vintage.
... when someone you love is hurting. Solarcaine, 1966
Solarcaine, 1966 - I rememeber using this stuff in the 70s and 80s.. Worked great
:: Max Factor’s beauty callibrator, 1934 ::
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Max Factor beauty callibrator, 1934. Max Factor demonstrates his scientific device the Beauty Micrometer which detects defects in feminine beauty that are imperceptible to the naked eye.
:: Max Factor’s beauty callibrator, 1934 ::.. Used by makeup artists to find imperfections to be fixed.
:: Max Factor’s beauty callibrator, 1934 ::Help me Rhonda!In 1932 Max Factor's ingenious invention combined scientific analysis, phrenology and cosmetics for this face measuring device which revealed that the "Perfect Face" was a myth and enabled Hollywood make-up artists to quickly pinpoint facial corrections that had to be made on some of the Screen's Most Legendary Beauties. This Beauty Calibrator made by Max Factor is The Only One in Existence Today. It is a One-of-a-Kind Iconic Piece / Incl
Radium Toothpaste. Germany. On the back of the product’s tube it stated that ‘radioactive radiation increases the defenses of teeth and gums… cells are loaded with new life energy, the destroying effect of bacteria is hindered… it gently polishes the dental enamel and turns it white and shiny.’
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Max Factor’s “Hangover Heaven”
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Ice Cub Mask for Hangovers (1947)
This Max Factor face pack was studded with plastic 'ice' cubes which could be filled with water before the mask was popped in the freezer. Hangover Heaven was popular with party-going Forties Hollywood stars
Strange Inventions- Ice Cube Mask Designed To Cure Hangovers (1947)
HANGOVER CURE - ICE CUBE FACE-MASK!!
Italy’s most ghoulish site, this crypt houses thousands of corpses, fully dressed and hung from hooks. The practice began in 1599 when local priests mummified a holy monk and allowed visitors. Soon regular residents of Palermo wanted to be remembered in this fashion. Bodies are arranged by gender and profession; their facial expressions often eerily visible.
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Leech crawling on the lid of the leech jar at the Apothecary Shop. Devices used for the medical practice of bleeding are in the foreground. 18th Century scene at historic Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia. Photo by David M. Doody.
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Apothecary Jar for Leeches, I've always wanted one for my Kitchen
The Scold's Bridle, a British invention, possibly originating in Scotland, used between the 16th and 19th Century. It was a device used to control, humiliate and punish gossiping, troublesome women by effectively gagging them. Scold comes from the 'common scold': a public nuisance, more often than not women, who habitually gossiped and quarrelled with their neighbours, while the name bridle describes the part that fitted into the mouth.