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"Discovering the Remedy: A Journey through Time and Nature" Step into the quaint town of Whitstable, known for its picturesque Oyster Catch and charming streets

Background imageRemedy Collection: Andrews Liver Salt poster by John Hassall

Andrews Liver Salt poster by John Hassall
I must have left it behind. A bemused gent scratches his head as he searches his suitcase for his precious tin of Andrews Liver Salt. It is, of course, in his back trouser pocket. Date: c.1920

Background imageRemedy Collection: Oyster Catch / Whitstable

Oyster Catch / Whitstable
Oysters, found to be a valuable remedy for the influenza epidemic, are sorted and packed by fishermen in Whitstable, Kent, for distribution to the hospitals

Background imageRemedy Collection: The Pharmacy, 1912 artwork

The Pharmacy, 1912 artwork
The Pharmacy (1912). Oil painting by the Swiss artist Marius Borgeaud (1861-1924) titled La Pharmacie (The Pharmacy). The signature and date (1912) are at lower left

Background imageRemedy Collection: Maidenhair tree leaves (Ginkgo biloba)

Maidenhair tree leaves (Ginkgo biloba) on rock. This unique tree is named after the golden hue its leaves turn in autumn. An extract from the leaves in used in herbal medicine

Background imageRemedy Collection: Ellimans embrocation

Ellimans embrocation
Colour advertisement from 1914 for Ellimans Embrocation showing a hunting scene. Ellimans was a well-known remedy for easing joint pain with formulae for both horses and humans

Background imageRemedy Collection: Cupping

Cupping
MODEL RELEASED. Cupping. Cupping, or fire cupping, is a practice derived from Chinese medicine and is used in the treatment of respiratory conditions and musculoskeletal pains

Background imageRemedy Collection: Chinese acupuncture model

Chinese acupuncture model. Foot of a Chinese acupuncture model, with marking and numbers and labels to show the acupuncture points and lines (meridians)

Background imageRemedy Collection: Advertisement for the Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, 1892 (engraving)

Advertisement for the Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, 1892 (engraving)
XJF486365 Advertisement for the Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, 1892 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageRemedy Collection: Cupping

Cupping
MODEL RELEASED. Cupping. Therapist heating cups on a clients back. Cupping, or fire cupping, is a is a practice derived from Chinese medicine

Background imageRemedy Collection: Enos Fruit Salts

Enos Fruit Salts
Full page colour advertisement fo Enos fruit salts, a popular remedy for digestive problems throughout the 19th century

Background imageRemedy Collection: Hearts ease, Viola tricolor. Close up

Hearts ease, Viola tricolor. Close up
2220 Hearts ease, Viola tricolor. Close up

Background imageRemedy Collection: Mothersills Seasick Remedy

Mothersills Seasick Remedy
Advertisement for Mothersills Seasick Remedy - recommended to stop train sickness. 1930

Background imageRemedy Collection: Cephos cold and flu powder advertisement

Cephos cold and flu powder advertisement
Advert for Cephos cold and flu powder depicting a poorly looking woman, dressed rather smartly, and standing, hanging onto a strap on a bus or tube train

Background imageRemedy Collection: Electric Oil Remedy / 1890

Electric Oil Remedy / 1890
Advertisement for Dr Thomass Electric Oil: the great internal and external remedy

Background imageRemedy Collection: Holtermanns Life Preserving Drops, 1880s (colour litho)

Holtermanns Life Preserving Drops, 1880s (colour litho)
6257116 Holtermanns Life Preserving Drops, 1880s (colour litho) by Australian School, (19th century); 61.5x49.5 cm; Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales; Mitchell Library

Background imageRemedy Collection: Woolleys Chemists labels

Woolleys Chemists labels
Woolleys Ltd Chemists, bottle labels, Brimstone and Treacle Tablets, Winter Lung and Chest Wafer and Special Menthol Tablets 1908 Date: 1908

Background imageRemedy Collection: Facial acupuncture, artwork

Facial acupuncture, artwork
Acupuncture. Computer artwork of acupuncture needles on a womans face. This traditional Chinese practice uses needles to restore an energy flow through specific points on the skin

Background imageRemedy Collection: Evening primrose oil capsules

Evening primrose oil capsules. Oil from the evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) contains the anti-inflammatory fatty acid gamma linolenic acid (GLA)

Background imageRemedy Collection: Acupuncture on womans back, artwork

Acupuncture on womans back, artwork
Acupuncture. Computer artwork of acupuncture needles placed along a womans back. This traditional Chinese practice uses needles to restore an energy flow through specific points on the skin

Background imageRemedy Collection: Harvesting honey, 15th century

Harvesting honey, 15th century
Harvesting honey. 15th-century artwork showing the collection and use of honey, as part of a section describing honeys medicinal and therapeutic properties

Background imageRemedy Collection: Purple Foxglove mass population in forest clearing Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

Purple Foxglove mass population in forest clearing Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
SAS-324 Purple Foxglove - mass population in forest clearing Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany Digitalis purpurea Steffen & Alexandra Sailer Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageRemedy Collection: Here and There: Or, Emigration a Remedy': Cartoon from Punch, London, 1848

Here and There: Or, Emigration a Remedy': Cartoon from Punch, London, 1848
527865 Here and There: Or, Emigration a Remedy': Cartoon from Punch, London, 1848, contrasting the misery of the poorly paid or unemployed British worker with the happiness

Background imageRemedy Collection: Apothecary's euphorbia, Euphorbia officinalis 1 and white cinnamon, Canella alba 2

Apothecary's euphorbia, Euphorbia officinalis 1 and white cinnamon, Canella alba 2
FLO4574425 Apothecary's euphorbia, Euphorbia officinalis 1 and white cinnamon, Canella alba 2. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Bertuch's " Bilderbuch fur Kinder"

Background imageRemedy Collection: Apricot, Prunus armeniaca

Apricot, Prunus armeniaca
5855229 Apricot, Prunus armeniaca; (add.info.: Apricot, Prunus armeniaca. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Jussieu's "Dictionary of Natural Science, " Florence)

Background imageRemedy Collection: The different varieties of Liverworts and Geranium

The different varieties of Liverworts and Geranium
5308108 The different varieties of Liverworts and Geranium.; (add.info.: Engraving depicting the different varieties of Liverworts (1, 2, 3) and Geranium

Background imageRemedy Collection: The Chastete tree (miniature)

The Chastete tree (miniature)
CUL4850430 The Chastete tree (miniature) by Unknown Artist, (14th century); (add.info.: The Chastete tree, which turns off the lust and whose rest in the leaves causes fantastic dreams - IBN BUTLAN)

Background imageRemedy Collection: Miniature on grapes, fruit that reduces abdominal fat and thins - IBN BUTLAN

Miniature on grapes, fruit that reduces abdominal fat and thins - IBN BUTLAN, Abu-l Hasan al-Mujtar (c. 1001 - 1066)
CUL4938334 Miniature on grapes, fruit that reduces abdominal fat and thins - IBN BUTLAN, Abu-l Hasan al-Mujtar (c. 1001 - 1066). Nestorian Christian physician and philosopher of Baghdad. Folio 83r

Background imageRemedy Collection: Cedar, a tree harmful to snakes (miniature)

Cedar, a tree harmful to snakes (miniature)
CUL4850556 Cedar, a tree harmful to snakes (miniature) by Unknown Artist, (14th century); (add.info.: Cedar, a tree harmful to snakes - IBN BUTLAN, Abu-l Hasan al-Mujtar (c. 1001 - 1066)

Background imageRemedy Collection: Moonshine Tea

Moonshine Tea
Autumn tea in glass teapot with shining full Moon, falling leaves and water drops. Creative drink photography concept. Dina Belenko

Background imageRemedy Collection: Removing the Rocks in the Head, c.1550-c.1600. Creator: Unknown

Removing the Rocks in the Head, c.1550-c.1600. Creator: Unknown
Removing the Rocks in the Head, c.1550-c.1600

Background imageRemedy Collection: The Doctor, 1650-1669. Creator: Unknown

The Doctor, 1650-1669. Creator: Unknown
The Doctor, 1650-1669

Background imageRemedy Collection: Hoodia gordonii (Bushman's hat), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Hoodia gordonii (Bushman's hat), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Hoodia gordonii (Bushman's hat), 1777-1786

Background imageRemedy Collection: The Distillery of Apothecary A. d'Ailly, 1818. Creator: Johannes Jelgerhuis

The Distillery of Apothecary A. d'Ailly, 1818. Creator: Johannes Jelgerhuis
The Distillery of Apothecary A. d'Ailly, 1818

Background imageRemedy Collection: The quack, 1650-1679. Creator: Jan Steen

The quack, 1650-1679. Creator: Jan Steen
The quack, 1650-1679. Attributed to Jan Havicksz. Steen

Background imageRemedy Collection: Bertelli's Catramin Pills; Gold Medal Diploma Nationl Exhibition Edinburgh 1890, 1891

Bertelli's Catramin Pills; Gold Medal Diploma Nationl Exhibition Edinburgh 1890, 1891. Creator: Unknown
Bertelli's Catramin Pills; Gold Medal Diploma Nationl Exhibition Edinburgh 1890, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageRemedy Collection: Le Marchand d'orviétan ou l'opérateur Barri, c.1743. Creator: Etienne Jeaurat

Le Marchand d'orviétan ou l'opérateur Barri, c.1743. Creator: Etienne Jeaurat
Le Marchand d'orvietan ou l'operateur Barri, c.1743. The Doctor's Visit, or "The Charlatan". Orvietan was a concoction of partially toxic herbs, wine, and dissolved honey

Background imageRemedy Collection: Posters. New York, 1890s-1907. c1890 - 1907. Creator: Edward Penfield

Posters. New York, 1890s-1907. c1890 - 1907. Creator: Edward Penfield
Posters. New York, 1890s-1907. c1890 - 1907. [Publisher: Harper Publications; Place: New York]

Background imageRemedy Collection: Eno's Fruit Salt, Nobility of Life, 1891. Creator: Unknown

Eno's Fruit Salt, Nobility of Life, 1891. Creator: Unknown
Eno's Fruit Salt, Nobility of Life, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageRemedy Collection: Beecham's Pills, 1891. Creator: Unknown

Beecham's Pills, 1891. Creator: Unknown
Beecham's Pills, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageRemedy Collection: Electropathic Battery Belt, 1886. Creator: Unknown

Electropathic Battery Belt, 1886. Creator: Unknown
Electropathic Battery Belt, 1886. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper Volume 33. January to June, 1886"

Background imageRemedy Collection: Hélène offrant à Ménélas la potion de la reine Polydamne, c1650. Creator: Workshop of Simon Vouet

Hélène offrant à Ménélas la potion de la reine Polydamne, c1650. Creator: Workshop of Simon Vouet
Helene offrant a Menelas la potion de la reine Polydamne, c1650

Background imageRemedy Collection: Fifty-seven year old sharecropper woman, Hinds County, Mississippi, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Fifty-seven year old sharecropper woman, Hinds County, Mississippi, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Fifty-seven year old sharecropper woman. Hinds County, Mississippi. Thin dimes around the ankles to prevent headaches

Background imageRemedy Collection: durio zibethinus, durian

durio zibethinus, durian
Durio zibethinus Durian Brown subject

Background imageRemedy Collection: Rose, Damask rose, Rosa damascena

Rose, Damask rose, Rosa damascena
Damask rose, Rosa damascena, with leaves and loose petals, with shadow and some soft focus

Background imageRemedy Collection: CS_3091

CS_3091
Citrus sinensis Orange Orange subject White b/g

Background imageRemedy Collection: Spanish advertisement for El petrleo Gal, 1912. El petrleo Gal or Gal oil

Spanish advertisement for El petrleo Gal, 1912. El petrleo Gal or Gal oil, became known at the beginning of the 20th century

Background imageRemedy Collection: Spanish advertisement for El petrleo Gal, 1912. El petrleo Gal or Gal oil

Spanish advertisement for El petrleo Gal, 1912. El petrleo Gal or Gal oil, became known at the beginning of the 20th century

Background imageRemedy Collection: Fall Tornado

Fall Tornado
Hot autumn tea with a swirl of fallen leaves, acorns and berries, double-wall glass, dark background. Dina Belenko



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"Discovering the Remedy: A Journey through Time and Nature" Step into the quaint town of Whitstable, known for its picturesque Oyster Catch and charming streets. As you wander through its historic alleys, take a moment to appreciate an intriguing piece of art – "The Pharmacy, " a captivating 1912 artwork that encapsulates the essence of healing. Nature's wonders unfold as you stumble upon Maidenhair tree leaves, also known as Ginkgo biloba. These delicate leaves have been treasured for centuries due to their medicinal properties, offering a natural remedy for various ailments. Intriguingly, Ellimans embrocation catches your eye – a vintage product renowned for its soothing effects on muscles and joints. Its presence reminds us of traditional remedies passed down through generations. Delve deeper into ancient practices with a Chinese acupuncture model displayed nearby. The intricate network of meridians highlights how this age-old technique has provided relief to countless individuals seeking balance and harmony within their bodies. Cupping, another therapeutic method originating from ancient times, captures your attention next. This unique treatment involves creating suction on specific points of the body to promote blood flow and alleviate pain or discomfort. Travel back in time further as you encounter an enema treatment from the 18th century. Reflect on how medical practices have evolved throughout history while appreciating modern advancements that ensure more comfortable experiences today. A vibrant poster by John Hassall advertising Andrews Liver Salt adds color to your journey. It serves as a reminder that even in earlier times, people sought quick relief from digestive issues using trusted remedies like these salts. An engraving showcasing an advertisement for the Carbolic Smoke Ball Company transports you to 1892 when innovative solutions were sought after relentlessly. Witness how society's pursuit of remedies has always been driven by our desire for well-being and comfort. Enos Fruit Salts make their appearance next – effervescent powders cherished for their ability to ease indigestion and restore vitality.