Botanic Nerve Bitters

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Cure of kidney, liver, blood, nerve diseases, and their kindred complaints such as dropsy, nervous prostration, debility, human decay, loss of energy, mental and physical weakness, overworked brain, defective memory, dimness of sight, pain in side, liver complaint, lame back, cloudy urine, losses and escapes, costiveness, headache, pimples on face, night sweats, consumptive decline, weakness arising from abuse or overwork, impotence, aversion to society, unfitness to marry, melancholy, restlessness, loss of spirits, etc. etc. brain and nerve food
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1900
maker
Herb Medicine Company
Physical Description
cardboard (container material)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
cork (container material)
Measurements
box: 8 7/8 in x 3 in x 2 in; 22.5425 cm x 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm
bottle: 8 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 22.225 cm x 7.3025 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
1990.0291.01
catalog number
1990.0291.01
accession number
1990.0291
subject
Bitters
Blood & Liver Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Women's Health Products
Nerve & Brain Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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