Goss & Co.

According to a correspondent of the Monthly Gazette of Health (vol 5 1825), the proprietor of Goss & Co was a former shop assistant going by the unlikely name of Mr Crucifix. While Mr Crucifix insisted...

Champion Damiana Wafers

Damiana is a shrub long reputed to have aphrodisiac effects, and is still used in herbal medicine to boost libido. P.N. George sold a variety of products that were despatched with the utmost discretion. As well as the "Rubber Goods"...

Renovating Essence of Azilica

        I have absolutely no idea what was in this medicine, so instead of a witty and/or informative comment, here is a picture of a fellow epitomising health and manly vigour. The image is from the...

May's Celebrated Love Lozenges

  This advert doesn't specify whether you have to take the lozenges yourself in order to exert a magnetic influence on the object of your affections, or whether you're supposed to give him or her one (a lozenge, that is)...