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
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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