E. W. Grove Laxative Bromo Quinine

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Laxative. A preparation for colds. Relieves also the feverish conditions and headache, which are usually associated with colds. The second or third dose will relieve the headache and will move the bowels in 8 or 10 hours. In treating colds it is very important that the bowels should move well every day. This preparation moves the bowels gently without griping.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
Paris Medicine Company
Physical Description
acetanilide, 1 grain per tablet (drug active ingredients)
overall: .8 cm x 5.3 cm x 4.1 cm; 5/16 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 5/8 in
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.27 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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 Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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