Botanic Nerve Bitters

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Cure of kidney, liver, blood, and 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, dyspepsia, 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
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
Herb Medicine Company
Physical Description
glass (container material)
cork (container material)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
box: 8 7/8 in x 3 in x 2 in; 22.5425 cm x 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm
bottle: 8 5/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 21.9075 cm x 7.3025 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Grodanz, David's Pharmacy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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