Dr. Harter's Iron Tonic

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Aids digestion and corrects the stomach, highly beneficial in dyspepsia, chills, fever and malaria. Regulates the kidneys and liver. Dispels low spirits and nervousness. Removes that tired feeling. Will purify and enrich the blood. Does not blacken teeth or cause headaches. Wonderful effect on generative organs. Relieves suppressed menses and whites.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
Dr. Harter Medicine Company
Physical Description
alcohol, 23% (drug active ingredients)
iron (drug active ingredients)
calisaya bark (drug active ingredients)
phosphates (drug active ingredients)
vegetable tonics (drug active ingredients)
aromatics (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
overall: 9 1/4 in x 3 in x 2 1/8 in; 23.495 cm x 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Dayton
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Women's Health Products
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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