Vintage cold and flu ads – Cold and flu remedies get passed down from generation to generation. Sometimes the cure-all is chicken noodle soup, sometimes it's a liquid with a bit more, well, kick. The Cephos Company advertised a powder as a remedy for headaches, colds and cases of the nerves. Each packet contained caffeine and aspirin, to be dissolved in water.
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Vintage cold and flu ads – If you have to be sick, at least use your illness as an excuse to knock back a hot toddy or two. Whiskey has long been lauded as a home remedy, so why wouldn't companies sell it as such? People use it to ease sore throats and kill germs, whether or not there's any scientific evidence to back up the