Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound


Title
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
Description
Advertisement for Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound depicting a picture of Lydia E. Pinkham. The black and white photo shows a bust of the gray-haired lady wearing a lace scarf over a blouse with a lace stand up collar. The caption at the bottom is in cursive writing and states: Yours for Health Lydia P. Pinkham. The reverse of the card states that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound is a "cure for all those painful complaints and weaknesses so common in our best female population." It can be used for bloating, headache, sleeplessness, depression, indigestion, backache; and also for for kidney complaints of either sex. The price for pills is $1.00 per bottle or $5.00 for six bottles. Lozenges are $1.00 per box. Lydia E. Pinkham's Liver Pills cure constipation and liver problems.
Date
1870-1890
Original Format
trade cards
Extent
6cm x 10cm
Local Identifier
LL02.12.01.54.01
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Laupus Library History Collections
Rights
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Comments

Sederia Wesson Jun 11 2012

I've used this product as a teenager for Cramps, and to help me to get Pregnant with my son, my Mother and God Mother used it as a cure all. I'm going through Menopause and need help, I was hoping to make a purchase.

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