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The Custom of taking medicine m the form of pills dates far back m history. The object is to enable us, to swallow easily m a condensed form disagreeable and nauseous, but very useful, drugs. To what vast dimensions pill taking has grown may be imagined, when we say that m England alone about 2,000,000,000 two thousand million) pills are consumed every ye>* In early days pills were made slowly by hand, as the demand was comparatively small. To-day they are produced m infinitely greater rapidity by machines especi ally contrived for the purpose, and with greater accuracy, too, m the proportions of the various ingredients employed. No form ot medication Oa« be better than a pill, provided only it is intelligently prepared. But right here occurs the difficulty. Easy as it may spera to make a pill, or a million of them tl\ere are really very few pills that can be honestly commended for popular use. Most of them either undershoot or overshoot the mark. As everybody takes pills of some kind, it may be well to mention what a good, safe, and reliable pill should be. Now, when one feels dull and sleepy, and has more or less pain m the head, sides, and back, he may be sure mhis bowels are constipated, an^ his liy sluggish, To remedy this unhappy state of things there is nothing like a good cathartic pi)U It will act like a charm by stimulating the liver into doing its duty, and ridding the digestive organs of the accumulated poisonous matter. But the good pill dees not gT'Pe and pain us, neither does it make us sick and miserable Tor a lew hours or a whole day. It acts on. the entire glandular system at the same time, else the after-affecte of the pill will, be worse than 1 tfwta wo itself, Tae griping Qimtfi by mot

pills is the result of irritating drugs which the contain. Such pills are harmful, and shoul never be used. They sometimes even produc hemorrhoids. Without having any particuls desire to praise one pill above another, w may, nevertheless, name Mother Seigel's Pills manufactured by the well-known house of A J. White, Limited, 35, Farringdon Roa.! London, and now sold by all chemists an medicine vendors, as the only one we know c that actually possesses every desirable quality They remove the pressure upon the brait correct the liver, and cause the bowels to ac with ease and regularity. They never gripe 0 produce the slightest sickness of the stomach or any other unpleasant feeling or symptom Neither do they induce further constipation as nearly all o'her pills do. As a further an< crowning merit, Mother Seigel's Pills ar covered with a tasteless and harmless coating which causes them to resemble pearls, thu rendering them as pleasant to the palate a: they are effective m curing disease. If yoi have a severe cold and are threatened with 1 fever, with pains m the head, back and limbs, one or two doses will break up the cold am prevent the fever. A coated tongue, with t brackish taste m the mouth is caused by fou: Fatter m the stomach. A dose of Seigel's pills will effect a speedy cure. Oiten-time, bartially decayed food m the stomach anc ovrels, produces sickness, nausea, etc Cleanse the bowels with a good dose of thes< pills and good health will follow. Unlike many kinds of plls, they do nol make you feel worse before you are becter, They are, without doubt, the best family physic ever discovered. They remove all obstructions to the natural functions m eithex sex without any unpleasant effects.

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2144, 6 June 1889

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2144, 6 June 1889

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