Mormon Elders' Damiana Wafers

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For strengthening the brain, nerves, and sexual organs. A cure for dyspepsia. A remedy for malaria.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
1882-1905
maker
F. B. Crouch
Measurements
overall: 1.2 cm x 4.3 cm x 7 cm; 1/2 in x 1 11/16 in x 2 3/4 in
overall: 3 in x 1 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 7.62 cm x 4.445 cm x 1.5875 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
MG*M-12151.22
catalog number
M-12151.22
accession number
271464
subject
Mormonism
Aphrodisiacs & Potency Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Fever & Chill 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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