Tube of ovocyclin ointment, in original carton, by Ciba Laboratories Ltd., English, 1955-1970
Ovocyclin is a hormone produced in the body, by the ovaries and placenta in women and in the testes of men. As a form of oestrogen it is mainly responsible for the development of breasts and body hair. It also controls the menstrual cycle and prepares the uterus for pregnancy. This treatment contains Ovocyclin to boost low levels of the hormone in the body.