Finley created the images.
What did women do about menstruation in
MUSEUM OF MENSTRUATION AND WOMEN'S HEALTH
Nice douche powder (U.S.A., sometime between
Prophylactic and/or treatment for sexually
transmitted diseases (STDs), or a
(spermicide), or both, and for leuchorrhea
(white vaginal discharge)
and as vaginal deodorant, for women
My guess is that women used Nice
for the reasons they usually
and to prevent
babies (see Little Doozee
and lighten up).
One of the ingredients - see the
next page - is oxyquinoline,
about which Wikipedia writes:
"The complexes [of
oxyquinoline] as well as the
heterocycle itself exhibit antiseptic,
properties. Its solution
in alcohol are used as liquid
bandages. It once was of
interest as an anti-cancer
Hazlewood generously donated
this packet to this museum.
bottle measures 3 1/8"
from top of cap) x 1 3/8"
(diameter of bottle) (8 x 3.5 cm).
measures 7/8 x 1/4" (about 2.1 x
label measures 2 5/8 x 1
13/16" (about 6.6 x 4.6 cm)
and sits inside
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information What did women do about menstruation in
Douching & vaginal
deodorants, including ads.
Boxes of patent
medicine for women
Murray & Nickell Blue Cohosh Root
| Murray &
Nickell Cotton Root Bark | Allaire Woodward &
Co. Oak Bark-White |
Cones with Picric Acid | Humphreys "31" | Orange Blossom
Dr. Pierce's Vaginal
Tablets | Micajah's
Wafers | Santrex
Formula 52T | Sedets
pain relief tins
(containers), old ads, old booklet
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