See Midol, a competitor of Kurb.
See the first
Kotex ad (scroll down the page a bit).
See also Australian douche ad
(ca. 1900) - Fresca
douche powder (U.S.A.) (date ?) - Kotique douche liquid
ad, 1974 (U.S.A.) - Liasan
(1) genital wash ad, 1980s (Germany) - Liasan (2) genital wash
ad, 1980s (Germany) - Lysol
douche liquid ad, 1928 (U.S.A.) - Lysol douche liquid ad,
1948 (U.S.A.) - Marvel
douche liquid ad, 1928 (U.S.A.) - Midol menstrual pain
pill ad, 1938 (U.S.A.) - Midol
booklet (selections), 1959 (U.S.A.) - Mum deodorant cream ad,
1926 (U.S.A.) - Myzone
menstrual pain pills ad, 1952 (Australia) - Pristeen genital spray
ad, 1969 (U.S.A.) - Spalt
pain tablets, 1936 (Germany) - Vionell genital spray ad,
1970, with Cheryl Tiegs (Germany) - Zonite douche liquid ad,
The Perils of Vaginal
Douching (essay by Luci Capo Rome) - the odor page
Kurb pain reliever from
Kotex menstrual products
"Monthly pain now relieved
fast by Heat-Vitamin"
Newspaper ads 1936-1961, U.S.A.
I thank the industrious retired
teacher and genealogist for sending
these scans and many others!
from the Appleton [Wisconsin] Post
Crescent, April 4, 1940. Note that the
ad had to explain what Tampax was even
though it had been for sale for years. This
was a big problem for all tampons in
their first decade and beyond.
from the Syracuse [New York] Herald
Journal, April 17, 1941.
belts here, Fibs tampons, a Kotex ad from 1942 and Quest "positive" powder
from the Post Standard, Syracuse, New
York, May 11, 1961. Niacin, vitamin
B3, famously makes the user's face
flush and feel hot in large-enough
doses, a problem when trying to lower
cholesterol with it since many people
feel uncomfortable. I guess the
company promoted this since it was
like the heat-producing salves for
"Now doctors are astonished that, in
4 out of 5 cases, monthly pain
subsides . . . ." Gee, you mean for
decades Kurb didn't work very well?
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