Dr. Strong's Life Force Pills

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Dr. Strong's Life Force Pills will positively cure biliousness and bilious headache, constipation, sick and nervous headache, torpid liver, nausea, jaundice, general debility, indigestion, malaria, fever and ague, sluggish bowels, dizziness, cramps, loss of appetite, sour stomach, sallow skin, and are an invaluable aid in curing piles, colds, and "grip."
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1905
Chicago Vaporizer Company
overall: 7 cm x 3.3 cm x 3.4 cm; 2 3/4 in x 1 5/16 in x 1 5/16 in
box: 1 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x 7.3025 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 2 1/2 in x 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 2.2225 cm x 2.2225 cm
corkscrew: 1 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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