A discussion of the letter testimonials,
and their authenticity, of the Pinkham company (in a discussion of a Pursettes
ad with a letter testimonial)
See two letters to MUM about the ingredients
of her Compound, and one about the lyrics of an English
pop song, Lily the Pink, about her.
YOUR remedies for menstrual period
pain and problems. See more remedies here.
See modern home remedies here.
The Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., maker of medicine for headaches,
constipation, insomnia, depression, cancer, tumors, women's diseases,
flatulence, menstruation, fertility, etc., U.S.A.:
Come into the Kitchen, booklet,
Below: P. 10.
Below: P. 11. Sanative
means curative, healing, not clean, as in sanitary.
What was Pinkham's douche meant to heal?
A few years after this booklet appeared, two women, one a physician,
wrote a book blasting
a leading douche product, Zonite, and women's
hygienic practices. But the practice continued
- and continues.
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