Eureka Headache Powder


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: prompt relief for sick and nervous headache and a soothing anodyne for many kinds of pain

Directions: Take a powder on the tongue, or in a spoonful of milk or coffee, repeat the dose ONCE after 20 minutes; Children, one-third to one-half pwder.

It contains no pium or other narcotic, and leaves no unpleasant after-effect. No habit can be established by its use.

Date Made: ca 1908

Maker: Eureka Headache Powder Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Hampshire, Concord

Subject: Pain & Neuralgia Drugs


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Credit Line: Gift of Mario Cassinelli, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0782.059Accession Number: 1984.0782Catalog Number: 1984.0782.059

Object Name: otc preparationObject Type: Drugs

Physical Description: paper (packaging material)acetanilide, 250 grains per ounce (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 1.9 cm x 5.9 cm x 3.3 cm; 3/4 in x 2 5/16 in x 1 5/16 inoverall: 1 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 3/4 in; 3.4925 cm x 6.0325 cm x 1.905 cm


Record Id: nmah_209282

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