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November 17, 1906

NOSTRUMS AND FRAUDULENT METHODS OF EXPLOITATION.

Author Affiliations

Chief of Drug Laboratory, Bureau of Chemistry, U. S. Department of Agriculture. WASHINGTON, D. C.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(20):1623-1630. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.25210200019001d

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Abstract

LOST MANHOOD RESTORERS AND NERVOUS DEBILITY CURES. 

"AMBALINE."  This is a mixture of camphoraceous water and ammonia water in which are dissolved ammonium carbonate, ammonium chlorid, sodium sulphate and chlorid. This lotion is to be applied to the affected part and is claimed to possess miraculous powers. The action of the lotion is simply that of an irritant which increases the blood supply to the parts.

BRADFORD & CO., CINCINNATI.  This company announces:A Complete Treatment for the Cure of Nervous Debility, Loss of Memory, Dizzy Head, Sexual Weakness, Premature Old Age, Impotency, Weak Back, Confusion of Ideas, Eruptions on the Face, and All Diseases of the Sexual and Generative Organs.The company also claims to be able to develop shrunken organs and permanently cure varicocele. The medicines used are claimed to be the very latest and best known to science and never used by quacks on account of their

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