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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 y*"»r In early days pills were macje slowly by hand, as the demand was comparatively small. To-day they are produced m infinitely greater rapidity by machirjes especially contrived for the purpose, and with greater accuracy, too, m the proportions of the various ingredients employed. No form ol medication oan be better than a i pill, provided only it is intelligently prepared. I But right here occurs the difficulty. Easy as it may seem to make a pill, or a million of them there are really very few pills that can be honestly commended for popular use. Most of them cither 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 onr feels dull and sleepy, and has more or less pain m the head, sides, and back, he may be sure bis bowels are constipated, and his liver sluggish, To remedy this unhappy stato •of things there is nothing like a good cathartic .ill, It- will act like a charm by stimulating the liver into doing its duty, and ridding tHc digesdvdf organs of the accumulated poisonous matter.

But the good i pill ddel hot gripe and pain us, neither does it make us sick and miserable for a lew hours or a whole day. It acts on the entire glandular system at the same time, else the after effects of the pill will be worijc than the -Jisease itse'f. The griping caused by most pills is the rtsuU of irritating drugs which they contain. Such pills are harmful, and should never be used. They sometimes even produce hemorrhoids. Without having any ••a-'llcula.r desire to praUe one v\\\ above another, we may, nevfrthclesi, ruun,c Mother Seigel's Pllli,

manufactured by the well known house of A. J. White, limited, 35 Farringdon Road, I ondon, and now sold by all chemists and I medicine vendms, as the < nly one we hnow of lhat actually pos eses every desirable quality. They remove the pressure upon the biain, ■ correct the liver, and the bowels to act with ease and regulaiify. They never gripe or produce the slightest sickness of the stomach, or any other unpleasant feeling or symptom. Neither do they induce further constipation, as r early nil other pills do. As ] a further and crowning merit, Motn«-r s j Pills arc covered with a las cless and harmless < co -ting, which causes them to resemble pearls, thus rendering them as pleasant to the palat as they are eflective m curing disease, if you ] have a severe coid nnd are threatened wiih .1 fever, with pains m the head, back, and limbs, one or two doses will bre-k up the cold and prevent the fever. A coated tongue, with a brackish taste m the mouth is caused by 10. 1 matter m the stomach. A dose of Seigel's Pilis will effect a speedy cure. Oftentimes partia'ly decayed food m the stomach and bowels produces sickness, nausea, etc. Cleanse the bowels with a dose of these pills, and good health will follow, Unl-ke many kinds of pills, they do not , make you ft el worse before you are better, j They are, without doabt, the best family , physic ever discovered. They remove all 1 obstruction to the natural functions m either sex without any unpleasant effects. <

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2230, 19 September 1889

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2230, 19 September 1889