Lysol as contraception and vaginal hygiene product? Doesn’t sound like a great idea. But it was a common use marketed to Americans at one point. Consumerist looks at seven “health” products from the past that would never make it onto shelves today. Makes you wonder which of today’s health products will shock people in the future.

+ I can peel a cucumber as fast as the best of them. My next life goal is to be able to turn a cucumber into paper.

+ McSweeney’s: “That’s why I was so stoked to review Gutties, the swimming trunks that automatically remind you to be self-conscious.”