Dr. E. C. West's Nerve and Brain Treatment

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For hysteria, dizziness, convulsions, fits, nervous neuralgia, headache, nervous prostration caused by the use of alcohol or tobacco, wakefulness, mental depression, loss of memory, softening of the brain resulting in insanity, premature old age, barrenness, loss of power in either sex, involuntary emissions and spermatorrhoea caused by over exertion of the brain, self-abuse or over indulgence
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
1870-1906
maker
John C. West Chemical Company
Measurements
overall: 2.8 cm x 6.6 cm x 5.4 cm; 1 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
MG*M-12151.13
catalog number
M-12151.13
accession number
271464
subject
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Aphrodisiacs & Potency Drugs
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 Mrs. Edward Mogull
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