Brown's Iron Bitters Compound

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For indigestion, intermittent fevers, want of appetite, nervous prostration, fainting, lack of energy, malaria, heartburn, dyspeptic symptoms
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
after 1908
Brown's Iron Bitters Company
Physical Description
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
paper (label; seal material)
overall: 9 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 22.86 cm x 6.6675 cm x 6.6675 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Fever & Chill Drugs
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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