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MILAM FOR PURE BLOOD

November 6, 2014 2:45 pm by

The Valancourt Books tumblr has a great post on the “Milam for Pure Blood” ghost sign on Venable Street:

“Milam for Blood, Bone and Skin. Contains no Potash, no Calomel or Mercury in any form. Contains no Alcohol, no Opium, Morphine, Strychnine, Arsenic or other dangerous ingredient. This remedy, in private practice, has been successfully used since 1864 in the treatment of all diseases arising from Impure, Impoverished or acid blood.” … “Used in the treatment of Rheumatism, Eczema, Chronic Sores, Catarrh, Poison Oak or Ivy, Ringworm, Tetter, Boils, Carbuncles, Pimples, Anaemia or Impoverished Blood, Caries or Ulceration and decay of the bone, Uric Acid and Contagious Blood Poison.”

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