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Alexander's Liver and Kidney Tonic

Alexander's Liver and Kidney Tonic

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Neuralgic or rheumatic pains in the back, side or limbs, sick headache, liver complaint, kidney affections, dyspepsia, jaundice, loss of appetite, debility, giddiness, nervous diseases, weakness, and complaints peculiar to females, and all diseases arising from a disordered stomach or liver
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
1890-1906
maker
W. W. Alexander and Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Akron
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
cork (container material)
Measurements
overall: 20.5 cm x 6.8 cm x 4 cm; 8 1/16 in x 2 11/16 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
MG.M-10719.01
catalog number
M-10719
accession number
254860
subject
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Women's Health Products
Women's Health
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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