(2 1/2 x 4 1/8 In) This is an original antique Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound trade card from the 1800s. It shows a portrait of Lydia signed, "Yours for Health, Lydia E. Pinkham".
"Lydia E. Pinkham's VEGETABLE COMPOUND is a positive cure for all those painful Complaints and Weaknesses so common to our best female population.
It will cure entirely the worst form of Female Complaints, all Ovarian troubles, Inflammation, Ulceration, Falling and Displacements of the Womb and the consequent Spinal Weakness, and is particularly adapted to the Change of Life.
It will dissolve and Expel Tumors from the uterus in an early stage of development. The tendency to cancerous humors is checked very speedily by its use. It removes faintness, flatulency, destroys all craving for stimulants, and relieves weakness of the stomach. It cures Bloating, Headaches, Nervous Prostration, General Debility, Sleepless Depression and indigestion. That feeling of bearing down, causing pain and backache is always permanently cured by its use. It will at all times and under all circumstances act in harmony with the laws that govern the female system. The cure of Kidney Complaints of either sex, this compound us unsurpassed."
The card is in GOOD condition, wear at the edges, small area of paper loss on back side.
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