Bovinine Beef

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For use as a readily assimilable form of nurishment. Aids with anemia, convalescence from acute diseases, debility, diabetes, dysepsia, gastro-intestinal disorders, cholera infantum, lactation, mal-nutrition and marasmus, nervous exhaustian, old age and conditions of low vitality, rickets, typhoid and other fevers, and as a food tonic in wasting diseases.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1906
maker
Bovinine Company
Physical Description
glass (container material)
alcohol, 12% (drug active ingredient)
beef (drug active ingredient)
glycerine (drug active ingredient)
sodium chloride (drug active ingredient)
cork (container material)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 14.605 cm x 5.3975 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
maker headquarters
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1981.0227.228
accession number
1981.0227
catalog number
1981.0227.228
subject
Diabetes
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Diabetes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Joe and Rosemary Robrecht, Round Hill, Virginia
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