Thursday, March 09, 2006
Lysol douche ads -- These are for real!
A friend of mine posted one of these on a forum, and I've been looking into this. Here are a few more:
Here's Lysol douche ad, 1948, at the Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health.
Here's Lysol Douche Ad at the Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health, from 1928.
Here is another page with interesting comments.
This might explain a lot of the "Lysol abortions". Maybe the women had read these ads and just thought they were doing personal hygiene. Or, at the very least, the ads might have convinced them that douching with Lysol was perfectly safe.