Garfield Headache Powders


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Prompt Relief for nervous or sick headache, headache arising fom neuralgia, fatigue of body or mind, overeating, or the use of alcohol or tobacco. Guaranteed to contain no opium, quinine nor bromides. They are prompt and certain in their action. We recommend that they be taken only for headache and not as a tonic.

Directions. Best results are obtained by dissolving a powder on the tongue, but it may be taken with a draught of water if preferred; take one more dose in half an hour if not relieved.

Date Made: 1906 - 1920s

Maker: Garfield Tea Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Brooklyn

Subject: Pain & Neuralgia DrugsNerve & Brain Drugs


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Credit Line: Gift of Michael R. Harris

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0170.028.AAccession Number: 1981.0170Catalog Number: 1981.0170.028.A

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid

Physical Description: acetanilide, 3 1/2 grains; caffein[sic]; sodium phosphate (drug active ingredients)paper (packaging material)Measurements: overall: 6.8 cm x 12 cm x 1.2 cm; 2 11/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 1/2 inoverall: 2 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 1/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 12.065 cm x .3175 cm


Record Id: nmah_714977

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