Stella-Vitae

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
A tonic for women
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1920
maker
Thacher Medicine Company
Place Made
United States: Tennessee, Chattanooga
Physical Description
glass (overall packaging material)
alcohol 18% (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 3 in x 1.625 cm; 21.59 cm x 7.62 cm x 5/8 in
ID Number
MG.M-10426.23
catalog number
M-10426
accession number
246707
subject
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Women's Health Products
G.E. Damon Collection
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Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

"is there any information about what the contents of this medication were, or specifically what it "achieved "? I am curious as to whether this was meant for menstrual cramps, or as an abortificant. (found an example of this bottle at an archaeological site we are researching). Thanks!"

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