Detachon's Mystic Cure

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For acute rheumatism, chronic rheumatism, muscular rheumatism, articular rheumatism, sciatic rheumatism, lumbago or rheumatism of the back, gout and neuralgia, all of its varied forms, such as neuralgia of the face and head, neuralgia of the heart, neuralgia of the stomach and bowels, neuralgia of the kidneys, neuralgia of the ovaries, sick headaches
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
Dr. I. A. Detchon
box: 7 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1.25 cm; 18.7325 cm x 6.985 cm x 1/2 in
bottle: 6 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 16.51 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: Indiana, Crawfordsville
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Balm of America
G.E. Damon Collection
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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