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. 26. Merriam-Webster online calls
a spider (first recipe) "a cast-iron frying
pan originally made with short feet to stand among coals on the hearth."
"I took eight or ten bottles before I stopped."
I hope she means before she stopped being a nervous wreck.
Below: P. 27. Look how much the two look alike in the illustration.
"Change of Life" and "Change" mean menopause.
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