The Stimulator

The Stimulator, which sold for $79, promised to cure headaches, allergies, swollen joints, backaches, and more. It did this by delivering low-voltage electrical shocks to whatever body part was hurting.

However, the FDA shut down its manufacturer in 1997 noting that the device was actually a modified gas-grill igniter which cost about $2 to make.

More info: Museum of Quackery

Yoga Journal - Dec 1995



Greenville News - Jan 21, 1997

     Posted By: Alex - Fri Apr 23, 2021
     Category: Patent Medicines, Nostrums and Snake Oil | 1990s





Comments
So, it's like a throttled down version of a Taser?
Posted by KDP on 04/24/21 at 12:59 PM
Fun to use on unsuspecting friends, I'm sure.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 04/25/21 at 06:41 AM
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