Montezuma’s revenge, commercialised?

The Mexicain, advertised in La Vanguardia on April 24th 1904, is the kind of miracle cure for obesity about which one would like to know more. Was it a modern-type fat-buster, or did it simply cause chronic diarrhea?

the mexicain

So, if you’re a descendant of Dr Jawás (but not if you’re a Star Wars nerd) or of A Joanbernat (Joan Bernat?), please write and explain to me the scientific basis for your trust fund.

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