Seller: jsmithpaper (10,284) 100%, Location: Wareham, Massachusetts, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 401894128190 1860 Philadelphia DR JOSEPH H SCHENCK MANDRAKE PILLS Directions in 4 Languages Description Directions for the use of DR. SCHENCK'S MANDRAKE PILLS are printed in four languages on a 6 x 12" sheet which dates from around 1860. It is in good condition with light bends and staining. The directions are folded both vertically and horizontally, as issued. The reverse is blank. The directions are shown actual size in the scan. As a young man Dr. Joseph H. Schenck suffered from a pulmonic disease. While working in Trenton, N.J. as a tailor he was helped by a concoction of Chamomile, worm-wood, catnip, essence of tansy, hyssop, hops, hoarhound, comfrey, senega, gum arabic, licorice, elecampane, Indian turnip, lemon juice, brandy,and water. In 1836, he named his concoction Pulmonic Syrup, and began to produce it. His Seaweed Tonic with 19.5% alcohol was for treating dyspepsia and was a big hit and would soon make him a very wealthy man. He would have a marble home built at No. 15 North, Sixth Street in Philadelphia. From BOTTLE PICKERS: JOSEPH H. SCHENCK & SON: MEDICINE COMPANY: PHILADELPHIA, PA. TERMS: Scan is an accurate representation. Item is guaranteed to be authentic and as described and is returnable. Item will be shipped by USPS first class mail. Shipping within the United States is free. International buyers pay $12.99. Buyers in Canada will be invoiced. Shipping for multiple items will be combined. Massachusetts residents include sales tax. Get images that make Supersized seem small.Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's Listing Templates! THE simple solution for eBay sellers. Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: ****Click on the SEE FULL ITEM DESCRIPTION box for details and enlarged scans.