Stella-Vitae

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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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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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