Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

Wacky Quacky Virility Product: Von Graef's penis pills

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 03, 2010 12:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Entertainment, Living
Tags: impotence cure, medical, sex quacks

German doctor Carl von Graef was one of the most successful 19th century quacks to exploit public naivete about sexual health. This is an advertising tract for his wildly popular herbal virility medicine (made mostly of Yerba Santa and Yerba Rheub). Von Graef claimed this one formula could cure impotence, make men more virile, stop nocturnal emissions, and eliminate the urge to masturbate. That's right: the same pill fixed every prick.


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