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HOW PILLS ARE MADE

The Custom of tftkirfg medicine in the form of pills dates far back in history. The object is to enable us to swallow easily in 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 in England alone abput 2,000,000,000 . (two thousand million) pills [are consumed- every y&t.r. In early days, pills were: made slowly by hand,'as the demand was comparatively small. Today they are produced in infinitely greater rapidity by machines especially contrived for "the purpose; and with greater accuracy, too, in the proportions of the various ingre dients employed No form oLmedication can bo bettea *han a pill, provided only it is intelligently prepared. 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 either under.-, shoot or overshoot the mark. As everybody takes pills of some kind, it, may. -be ,well to mention what a good, safe, Takcl-reliable pill should be. Now, when one feels dull and aloepy, f .and has more,-or less pains in the head, sides', aud back, he may be sure his bowels are constipated, and his liver sluggish. To remedy this unhappy state of things there is notliingiike.a good- cathartic pill. 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 docs not gripe and pain us, neither does it make us sick and miserable for a few hours or a whole day. It acts on the entire 1 "1".- 1-. 1 —■.'-.. ''\ ,'i , ,;■■ ■„".' the af.- '■■„■...

he disease itself. The grhiing caused by mo3t pills is the result of irritating drugs, which they contain, Such]' 1! ■ ; ." \ and should never be used. I ■■. ,■ :

even produce hemorrhoids. Without having any particular desire to praise one pill above another, M re may, nevertheless, name Mother Ssigcl's Pills, manufactured by the wellknown house of A. J. White, Limited, 33 Farringdon Road, London, and now sold by all chemists and medicine vendors, as the only one wo know of that actually possess every desirable quality. They remove the pressure upon the brain, correct the liver, and cause the bowels to act with case and cgularity. They never gripe or produce the slightest sickness of the stomach, or any other unpleasant feeling or symptom. Neither do they induce further tonst:pation, as nearly all other pills do. As, a further and crowning merit, Mother Seigel's Pills are covered with a tasteless and harmless coating, which causes them to resemble pearls, thus rendering them as pleasant to the palate as they are effective iii curing diseases. If you have a severe cold and are threatened with a fever, with pains in the head, back and limbs, one or two doses will break up the cold and prevent the fever. A coated tongue with a brackish taste in the mouth is caused by foul matter in the stomach. A dose of Seigel's Pills will effect a speedy cure. Oftentimes partially decayed food in the stomach and bowels produces sickness, nausea, etc. Cleanse the bowels with a dose of these pills, and good health will follow.

Unlike many, kinds of pills, they do not make j rou feel worse before you are better. They are, without doubt, the best family physic- ever discovered. They remove all obstruction to the natural functions in ither sex without any unpleasant effects. It should be explained that this mos remarkable cure Is due to the fact tha rheumatism is a disease of the blood Indigestion, constipation, and dyspepsid cause the poison from the partiaily, digested food to enter the circulation, and the blood deposits it in the joints and muscles. This is rheumatism. Seigel's Sprup corrects the digestion, and so stops the further foormation aud deposit of the poison. It then removes from the System the poison already there. It is not a cure-all. It does its wonderful work entirely by it 3 mysterious action Upon the digestive organs. But when we remember that nine-tents of our ailments arise out '■■'"■■'•■-f" —-»-.----.- .~\r. *;:: -1;; 'v i why Seigels «■*: ' :;• ■ .!■■ . ■.. ■:■ -.-■ i!.ii appears'to' bo so different in their nature.

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890

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