K. & M. Effervescent Bromo Caffeine


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:

For brain workers. This delightful effervescent salt is an almost certain remedy for the relief of the nervous headache resulting from overtaxed mental energy or excitement, acute attacks of indigestion, the depression following alcoholic excesses, the supra-sensitiveness of chloral, morphia, and opium habitues, and with ladies the headache and backache of neurasthenia, hysteria, dysmenorrhoea and kindred disorders. A great boon and prompt source of relief in almost all cases of headache and distress attending mental fatigue and physical exhaustion, it commends itself especially to physicians, teachers, clergyman, lawyers, merchants and others following professions or pursuits requiring nerve energy subjecting to mental strain.

Date Made: 1920-1940

Maker: Keasbey and Mattison Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Ambler

Subject: Indigestion & Nausea DrugsWomen's Health ProductsNerve & Brain DrugsWomen's Health


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Credit Line: Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0798.010Catalog Number: 1979.0798.010Accession Number: 1979.0798

Object Name: otc preparation

Physical Description: guarana (drug active ingredients)hydrobromic acid (drug active ingredients)caffeine (drug active ingredients)glass (container material)metal (container material)Measurements: overall: 6 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.3975 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-0c90-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1279993

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