The Man Who Daily Takes His Gin Phiz

by Gaz Regan · Sunday, January 20th, 2013 · Quotes

The alcohol levies its tax on the kidneys also, but it is gin that works special havoc on these organs. The oil of juniper, or of the sloe berry, contained in gin is an irritant to the secreting cells of the kidney and the man who daily takes his gin phiz (sic), or gin cocktail, is sure in time to have Bright’s Disease [inflammation of the kidney].  Your Heart and how to Take Care of it by Robert Hall Babcock.  Published by George H. Doran company, 1918.

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