Blood Circulator Like this "Blood Circulator," which was popular in the late 1800's. Operated by a hand crank, the device allegedly cured more than hysteria. It was used to treat pain, deafness, anemia, heart disease, polio, and menstrual cramps. Well, doesn't that thing look fun … and vaguely like a meat grinder. Click through to see some more of the museum's craziest collectibles, sure to frighten the crap out of your vagina.