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The What The Why The Way of Internal Baths

New York: Tyrrell's Hygienic Institute, 1916. Photographically illustrated booklet promoting "Internal Baths", i.e. colonics, and advertising the J.B.L. Cascade treatment. Disease the treatment purports to treat or cure include appendicitis, eczema, indigestion, mental distress, obesity, painful childbirth, and "that tired feeling", among other afflictions. Includes several pages of testimonials from doctors, housewives, and even celebrities like Lillian Russell (p. 31). Includes an advert for Castle Springs Open Air Sanatorium in California (p. 36), which uses the treatment, as well as a list of doctors and institutions in the rear that also use the product.

8vo (7.75" by 5.25"), pp. 64, stapled in original illustrated wrappers. Fine. Some dust soiling to wrappers.

Price: $185.00

Item #20001554