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The Custom of taking 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 about 2,000,000,000 (two thousand million) pills are consumed every ye: v. In early days, pills were made slowly by hand, as the demand was comparatively small. Today they are prodticed 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 of medication can be betteĀ» Mian ! 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 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 pains in the head, sides, and back, he may be sure his bowels are constipated, and his liver sluggish. To remedy this unhappy state of things there is nothing like 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 does 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 glandular system at the same time, else the after effects "of the pill will be worse than he disease itself. The griping caused by most pills is the result of irritating drugs j which they contain, Such pills are harmful, ! and should never be used. They sometimes even produce hemorrhoids. Without having I any particular desire to praise one pill above another, we may, nevertheless, name Mother Seigel'a Pills, manufactured by the wellknown house of A. J. White, Limited, 35 Farringdon.Boad, London, and now sold by. all chemists and medicine vendors, as the only one we 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 ease and egularity. They never gripe or pro^ duce the slightest sickness of the stomach, or any other unpleasant feeling or symptom. Neither do they induce further constipation, 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 in curing diseases. If yoit 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 you feel worse before you arc better. They are, without doubt, the beat family physio ever discovered. They remove all obstruction to the natural functions in ithcr sex without any unpleasant effects. It should be cxpinincd that this mos i remarkable cure Is due to the fact tha rheumatism is a disease of the blood Indigestion, constipation, and dy^pepsid canoe the poison from the jwirliaily digested food to enter the circulation, and the blond deposits it vi tho joints and muscles. This i.s rheumatism. Seigel's -Sprup cowed.* the' digestion, and so stpps the further fonnnution auil deposit, of tho poison. II then removes from tho system ihc poison already It is not a cure-all. It doti* its wonderful work entirely by its mysterious action upon the digestive organs. Hut when we remember that nine-tents of oul 1 ailrnwilH arise out of those organs wo can understand why Seigcls. Syrup cures any diseases that appears to be so different in their nature.

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2443, 17 June 1890

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HOW PILLS ARE MADE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2443, 17 June 1890