Howard Obesity Ointment

The application is simplicity itself. You merely apply the ointment to the part you wish reduced, then literally, "wash the fat away" without injury to the most delicate skin.

I can't find any description of what was in this ointment, but it sounds like something out of a horror story.

Munsey's Magazine - vol 29, 1903

     Posted By: Alex - Tue May 05, 2020
     Category: Health | Advertising | 1900s | Dieting and Weight Loss





Comments
Seems like a 1092-page magazine would be difficult to work with.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 05/05/20 at 07:25 AM
I'm going to assume the pages were numbered through the whole volume.
Posted by Dr. Fian on 05/05/20 at 08:30 AM
Is that a before picture or an after picture?
Posted by ges on 05/05/20 at 08:38 AM
When I searched for this product, I didn't find out what was in it either. However, my search engine took me right to studies on file at NIH that say aminophylline cream actually does work without toxicity.

Lots of them at Amazon when you search for aminophylline cream. One Amazon Choice is "Buns of Steel", which I'm seriously thinking of ordering.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 05/05/20 at 08:39 AM









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