Old ad: anguished housewife needs to be drugged


Give that lady her Serpasil!

From Wikipedia:

Reserpine was isolated in 1952 from the dried root of Rauwolfia serpentina (Indian snakeroot), (which had been known as Sarpagandaand had been used for centuries in India for the treatment of insanity, as well as fever and snakebites — even Mahatma Gandhi used it as a tranquilizer during his lifetime.

(Via TIH)