Humphreys' Witch Hazel Oil

Humphreys' Witch Hazel Oil
Advertisement for Humphreys' Witch Hazel Oil depicting a lovely young woman dressed in a white dress trimmed in pink with a straw hat decorated with a pink bow and white feathers. She is picking yellow flowers. The reverse of the card states that Humphreys' Witch Hazel Oil is the "The Pile Ointment." "You have not only the virtues of the Witch Hazel, but also an Anti-Septic and Anti-Microbic, also a Pus and Sloughing Arrester, A Healing and Granulation Promoter unparalleled in efficiency and celerity." Humphreys' Witch Hazel Oil cure hemorrhoids, burns, wounds, bruises, boils, inflamed breasts, chapped skin, bunions, insect stings, mosquito bites, and other skin diseases. Three sizes are 25 cents, 50 cents, and $1.00. Humphreys' Med. Co., Cor. William & John Sts., New York. For sale by William E. Turple, 46 Pleasant St., Cor. High, Worchester, Mass.
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trade cards
7cm x 12cm
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