Date: 1870 - 1890 |
The front of this card depicts a cherub with wings blowing on a long horn and holding a box of Sarsaparilla. The bottom caption reads "Hood's Sarsaparilla, Purifies the blood, Creates a appetite, makes the weak strong and builds up the system. Prepared only by C.I. Hood and Co. Apothecaries, Lowell, Massachusetts. The reverse of the card states "Purify Your Blood. The importance of a proper purification of the blood should induce all to use means to secure the health and happiness resulting from pure blood and a normal condition of the entire human organism. When this vital fluid is contaminated, diseases of various kinds present themselves, such as a feeling of general debility, weakness, loss of appetite, dyspepsia, nervousness, constipation, headache, and the more positive signs of blood impurities, Scrofula, Salt-Rheum, Cancerous Humor, Scald Head, Boils, Scrofulous Humor, Syphilitic Affections, Cancerous Bones and Etc. At this very time the sufferer is looking for some way of relief, and just here we wish to ask attention to Hood's Sarsaparilla and the wonderful record it has made in purifying the blood of hundreds of sufferers and bringing back to them the boon of health. Hood's Sarsaparilla is a carefully prepared extract of the best remedies of the vegetable kingdom known to medical science as Alternatives, Blood Purifiers, Diuretics and Tonics, such as Sarsaparilla, Yellow Dock, Stillingia, Dandelion, Juniper Berries, Mandrake, Wild Cherry Bark and other selected roots, barks and herbs." The price is one hundred doses, $1.00 and six bottles $5.00. more...