Browns' Iron Bitters Compound

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
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
Brown's Iron Bitters Company
James F. Ballard, Inc.
Physical Description
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
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
accession number
catalog number
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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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