Tag: Bile Beans

Bile Beans, Peps and Zam-buk

Here’s a little more information linking to the restoration of the Bile Beans advert in Hunslet. Bile Beans were pills which purported to cure everything from biliousness to “Headache, indigestion, constipation, piles, debility, female weakness, dizziness, sallow complexions, pimples, impure blood and liver, stomach and bowel troubles.” Wow! All that

Balm Road’s Bile Beans advert restored

When a modern advertising hoarding was removed from the end of a row of houses at the Balm Road junction in Hunslet Carr several years ago it revealed an old hand painted sign promoting Bile Beans. This type of advertising sign was the forerunner of the modern advertisements papered on