galvanic electric belt

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galvanic electric belt

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galvanic electric belt

QUACKERY

Definition A quack device of early 20th Century vintage, which was made of copper and zinc separated by blotting paper that was worn under clothing, and delivered low-voltage electricity.

Comment It was marketed in the beginning of the 20th century and said to increase a person’s energy and cure chronic nervous diseases.

Synonym Pulvermacher’s galvanic chain

Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulvermacher’s_chain

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