Bromo Caffeine, K. & M. Effervescent

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For all cases of headache, mental fatigue, and physical exhaustion, it commends itself especially to physicians, teachers, clergymen, lawyers, merchants and other pursuits requiring nerve energy or subjection to mental strain.
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Object Name
date made
Keasbey & Mattison Company
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (lid material)
paper (label material)
caffeine (drug active ingredients)
overall: 3 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Ambler
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Botanical Medicine
G.E. Damon Collection
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Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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