1889 Medicines in the Old Farmer's Almanac


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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