Grove's Pepsin Coffee

Grove's Pepsin Coffee

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: The only headache remedy that does not weaken the heart. A perfect substitute for coffee as a beverage for those who are made nervous by the use of ordinary coffee. The aromatic oil and tannic acid, which disagrees with the stomach, has been eliminated. In other words, this concentrated extract contains all the good of coffee without the bad, combined with pepsin to predigest the coffee and at the same time to assist digestion.
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Object Name
OTC preparation
otc preparation
date made
ca 1915
maker
Paris Medicine Company
Place Made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
place made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
Physical Description
coffee (drug active ingredients)
pepsin (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements
box: 5 3/8 in x 9 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 24.4475 cm x 3.4925 cm
bottle, each: 3 in x 1 3/8 in; 7.62 cm x 3.4671 cm
ID Number
2008.0062.12
accession number
2008.0062
catalog number
2008.0062.12
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Holstein
subject
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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