When Dr. John Cooke Bennet added tomatoes to ketchup in 1834, he claimed it could cure Diarrhea, Indigestion, Jaundice, Rheumatism, and even had it made into a pill.
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During the early 1800′s, ketchup was made of fish or mushrooms in the US. When Dr. John Cooke Bennet added tomatoes to ketchup in 1834, he claimed it could cure diarrhea, indigestion, jaundice, rheumatism, and even had it made into a pill.Tiny Fox Lab Facts

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