Bovinine Beef Food Tonic

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For use as a readily assimilable form of nourishment. 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.
Currently not on view
date made
after 1906
Bovinine Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
maker headquarters
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
glass (container material)
alcohol, 12% (product ingredient)
nutritive constituents of the blood of beef (product ingredient)
glycerine (product ingredient)
sodium chloride (product ingredient)
cork (container material)
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
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Joseph F. and Rosemary L. Robrecht
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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