Colden's Liquid Beef Tonic with Iron


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

Digestive stimulant and as a nutritive and ferruginous tonic to sharpen appetite, increase quality and quantity of digestive juices, tone and strengthen gastro-intestinal muscles, better digestion of food and more thoroughly absorbed and utilized, and improvement of general nutrition of the body

Date Made: 1906-1908

Maker: Charles N. Crittenton Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Robert Grodanz, David's Pharmacy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2002.0138.079Accession Number: 2002.0138Catalog Number: 2002.0138.079

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Drugs

Physical Description: alcohol (drug active ingredients)beef, extract of (drug active ingredients)cane sugar (drug active ingredients)citrate of iron and ammonium (drug active ingredients)cinchona bark (drug active ingredients)gentian root (drug active ingredients)aromatics (drug active ingredients)cardboard (packaging material)paper (label material)glass (container material)metal (part: seal material)Measurements: box: 10 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 26.67 cm x 8.255 cm x 8.255 cmbottle: 9 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 25.0825 cm x 7.3025 cm


Record Id: nmah_1215649

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