Perceptive as ever - even after 400 years - by recognising that as we age our ability to taste diminishes. As seen in this excerpt from The Seven Ages of Man poem:
George Washington owned a tongue ‘scraper’ which can be seen at Mount Vernon, Virginia.
Needless to say, we are more than happy to supply Heads of State, Prime Ministers and Presidents with a complimentary AMANO Tongue Cleanser.
William Osler - 'The Father of Modern Medicine'
Pitt Rivers Museum - Oxford, England
19th and early 20th Century Chinese and Indian Tongue Cleansers (object number 4).
Note also the Frankincense breath freshener (object number 5).