Finley created the images.
What did women do about menstruation in
MUSEUM OF MENSTRUATION AND WOMEN'S HEALTH
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
Hazlewood generously donated
this packet to this museum.
Each page of the 4-page leaflet
inside the box measures 3 5/16 x 5
5/8" (8.6 x 14.3 cm).
The first page is at right, the
last, at left.
The interior 2 pages.
Read about some of the mentioned dangerous
douching methods. But
the company does
not state what's in the capsules
after having criticized other
companies' ingredients and while
allegedly addressing the medical
three minutes and not more than
one half hour before exposure"
seems to give away the purpose of
the powder: it's a contraceptive
as most of the douches were
in much of the 20th century and
before when contraception was
in the U.S.A. But maybe it's also
to prevent sexual
disease. (More about douching &
vaginal deodorants, including
dictionary says GERM can
mean both dangerous
bacteria & other tiny
organisms as well
Wink, wink, nudge, nudge.
One of the 18 1" long (2.54 cm) capsules
packed cheek by jowl in the box.
NEXT: Nice | Nice Pro-Fo Lactic More contraceptives
& information What did women do
in the past?
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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