Primley's Iron Of Wahoo Tonic

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For Burning Bush (Euonymus atropurpureus) also known as Wahoo: It is tonic, laxative, alterative, diuretic and expectorant. It is serviceable in dyspepsia, torpid liver, constipation, dropsy, and pulmonary diseases. In intermittents [fevers] it serves a good purpose. [source: The Complete Herbalist; Or, The People Their Own Physicians by Oliver Phelps Brown, 1885]
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
Jones and Primley Company
Physical Description
glass (container material)
overall: 9 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 24.13 cm x 6.6675 cm x 6.6675 cm
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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