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Pinkham, Lydia Estes, 1819-1883. (ed.) / Lydia E. Pinkham's private text-book
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Chapter VII: Lydia E. Pinkham's herb medicine,   pp. 54-60 PDF (1.3 MB)


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CHAPTER V1I
LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S HERB MEDICINE
The use of Lydia E. Pinkham's Herb Medicine
is sometimes recommended in con-
The          nection with Lydia E. Pinkham's
Family       Vegetable Compound, and it might
Medicine     be thought from this that our
Herb Medicine is suited only for
women, but such is not the case.
Lydia E. Pinkham's Herb Medicine is as good
for men as for women; it is also good for the whole
family-parents and children-and it is the pur-
pose of this chapter to point out the usefulness of
Lydia E. Pinkham's Herb Medicine as a reliable
Spring tonic for all who need such a medicine. It
takes the place of Grandma's "sulphur and mo-
lasses" and is much more pleasant to the taste.
Lydia E. Pinkham's Herb Medicine is a purely
vegetable alterative tonic, recommended for debil-
itated conditions caused by impure or impover-
ished blood. An alterative tonic might well be ex-
plained as a rebuilder or repairer of the human
system. It does this, first, by promoting assimila-
tion; that is, it gives an appetite for food which
results in the food being digested, enriching the
blood and nourishing the body; secondly, by pro-
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