Browns' Iron Bitters Compound

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Used as a general tonic, improving the appetite and regulating the bowels, indicated in convalesence after exhaustive fevers, and for run-down conditions in which iron tonic may be indicated
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
1923-1938
maker
Brown's Iron Bitters Company
James F. Ballard, Inc.
Physical Description
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements
box: 9 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 23.1775 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
bottle: 8 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 21.9075 cm x 5.715 cm x 5.715 cm
place made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
ID Number
1980.0698.097
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.097
subject
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Bitters
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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