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Usage conditions apply
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.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
ca 1920
after 1906
Chester Kent and Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
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)
overall: 6 7/8 in x 5 in x 2 3/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 12.7 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mario Cassinelli, Jr.
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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