1889 Medicines in the Old Farmer's Almanac

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1889 Medicine Ads

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

Medicines advertised in the 1889 Almanac claimed they could cure diseases including:

  • piles
  • eczema
  • scrofula
  • leprosy
  • salt rheum
  • cancerous and ulcerated sores
  • whooping cough
  • consumption
  • croup

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