Peacock's Bromides

Peacock's Bromides

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer or by reference literature from the period are:
Cortical epilepsy, excessive sexual desire, stychnine poisoning and tetanus, convulsion in children due to intestinal and stomachic derangement., chorea, delirium tremons, climacteric period in women, migraine, female pelvic diseases of reflex nature; as headache ovarian neuralgia, and increased sensibility of all parts.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1935-1950s
maker
Od Peacock Sultan Company
place made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
Physical Description
potassium bromide, 5 1/4 grs. / tsp. (drug ingredient)
glass (container material)
paper (packaging material)
lithium bromide, 1/2 gr. / tsp. (drug ingredient)
calcium bromide, 1 1/2 grs. / tsp. (drug ingredient)
ammonium bromide, 2 3/4 grs. / tsp. (drug ingredient)
sodium bromide, 5 grs. / tsp. (drug ingredient)
alcohol, 6% (drug ingredient)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 16.51 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
1984.0782.146
accession number
1984.0782
catalog number
1984.0782.146
Credit Line
Gift of Mario Cassinelli, Jr.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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