No longer will tuberculosis sufferers have to lick telephone poles for the creosote and hang out at lime quarries inhaling the dust, for now Calcreose supplies all of those vital ingredients which you can stomach. Apparently good for a hundred ailments.

     Posted By: Paul - Mon Jan 03, 2022
     Category: Patent Medicines, Nostrums and Snake Oil | Twentieth Century

But does it cure Covid???
Posted by Brian on 01/03/22 at 02:49 PM
There's apparently a long history of using creosote in medicine. According to an article at, "wood creosote is still been [sic] listed in the Japanese Pharmacopoeia and is used for the treatment of diarrhea."
Posted by ges on 01/03/22 at 10:21 PM
What can brown do for you?
Posted by crc on 01/04/22 at 07:18 AM
A teaspoon of coal oil kept the bronchitis away, back in my Moms day.
Posted by John on 01/04/22 at 08:58 AM
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