N.K. Brown's Iron and Quinine Bitters

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For dyspepsia, indigestion, nervous prostration, general debility, fever and ague, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
N. K. Brown Medicine Company
Physical Description
alcohol 12 1/4% (drug active ingredients)
iron (drug active ingredients)
quinine (drug active ingredients)
gentian (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
cork (container material)
box: 7 7/16 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 13/16 in; 18.89125 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.60375 cm
bottle: 7 1/4 in x 2 7/16 in x 1 5/8 in; 18.415 cm x 6.19125 cm x 4.1275 cm
Place Made
United States: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Fever & Chill Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Nerve & Brain 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 Mr. James Harvey Young
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