The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A tonic for elderly people, children, and weak women and during convalescence. General weakness, simple anemia, physical exhaustion, lack of animation, loss of appetite and in cases in which a good reconstructive tonic is needed.

Date Made: ca 1920after 1906

Distributor: Chester Kent and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

Subject: Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins


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Credit Line: Gift of Mario Cassinelli, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0782.205Catalog Number: 1984.0782.205Accession Number: 1984.0782

Object Name: otc preparationObject Type: Drugs

Physical Description: alcohol 10% (overall active ingredients)cod liver and beef peptones (overall active ingredients)iron and ammonium citrate (overall active ingredients)tincture of nux vomica (overall active ingredients)syrup of wild cherry (overall active ingredients)lime and soda glycerophosphates (overall active ingredients)iron and manganese peptonates and cascara. (overall active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 6 7/8 in x 5 in x 2 3/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 12.7 cm x 6.0325 cm


Record Id: nmah_209442

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