Garfield Headache Powders

Garfield Headache Powders

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Usage conditions apply
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.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
date made
1906 - 1920s
Garfield Tea Company
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Physical Description
acetanilide, 3 1/2 grains; caffein[sic]; sodium phosphate (drug active ingredients)
paper (packaging material)
overall: 2 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 1/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 12.065 cm x.3175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Michael R. Harris
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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