Bovinine Beef Food Tonic


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

For use as a readily assimilable form of nourishment. Aids with anemia, convalescence from acute diseases, debility, diabetes, dysepsia, gastro-intestinal disorders, cholera infantum, lactation, mal-nutrition and marasmus, nervous exhaustian, old age and conditions of low vitality, rickets, typhoid and other fevers, and as a food tonic in wasting diseases.

Date Made: after 1906

Maker: Bovinine Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, ChicagoMaker Headquarters: United States: New York, New York

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Credit Line: Gift of Joseph F. and Rosemary L. Robrecht

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0227.228Accession Number: 1981.0227Catalog Number: 1981.0227.228

Object Name: otc preparationnutritional productOther Terms: Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: glass (container material)alcohol, 12% (product ingredient)nutritive constituents of the blood of beef (product ingredient)glycerine (product ingredient)sodium chloride (product ingredient)cork (container material)Measurements: overall: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 14.605 cm x 5.3975 cm x 5.3975 cm


Record Id: nmah_720106

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