Moses Dame's Wine of the Woods

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Remedy for dyspepsia, biliousness, costiveness, headache, worms, jaundice, liver complaint, debility, loss of energy, feebleness and all other diseases arising from derangement of the stomach, liver or blood. Indigestion, heart burn, distress, or a sense of fullness after eating, pains in the bowels, back, sides, or under the shoulders, female weakness and irregularities, piles, sick headache, boils, ulcers, eruptions, weakness, flatulence, sour stomach, fever and ague, disturbances of the bowels, nausea, diarrhea, dysentery, colds, palpitations, asthma, kidney complaint, erysipelas, painter's colic [chronic intestinal pains and constipation caused by lead poisoning]
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
Moses Dame Company
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
cork (container material)
overall: 7 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 in; 20.0025 cm x 7.3025 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Danbury
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Blood & Liver Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Women's Health Products
Diarrhea Drugs
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Vermifuges & Parasiticides
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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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