“Mad as a hatter” - In and century England, mercury was used in making felt for hats. Workers in hat factories were exposed daily to trace amounts of the metal, which eventually caused mercury poisoning in some, resulting in dementia.
and Dad must have seen this add (with Coke) 1955 Seven Up original vintage advertisement. Promoting purity and wholesomeness, advised young mothers to add the soft drink to babies' milk in equal parts to coax fussy toddlers at mealtime!
Unbelievable and Shocking Vintage Ads: Sexist, Racist, Crazy or ???
Mexico enacted tough new rules Thursday to ban advertising of "miracle cures" for weight loss, sagging body parts and more serious illnesses like prostate ailments, chronic fatigue and even cancer. Description from naharnet.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
1906 Cannabis Indica Fluidextract Medicine made available by the American Druggist Syndicate in NY. This medicine was made from the flowering tops of cannabis sativa. an indica product made with sativa.
Weird And Downright Ridiculous Medicines That Were Once Completely Acceptable In Society
20 Unbelievably Shocking Vintage Ads: What Were They Thinking? #mediacola