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Burdock Blood Bitters

Burdock Blood Bitters

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Description
Dyspepsia and stomach troubles.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920
maker
Foster-Milburn Company
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
Associated Place
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Physical Description
burdock root (drug active ingredients)
yellow dock (drug active ingredients)
dandelion (drug active ingredients)
senna (drug active ingredients)
cascara bark (drug active ingredients)
golden seal (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
cork (container material)
Measurements
box: 8 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 in; 20.6375 cm x 7.3025 cm x 5.08 cm
bottle: 7 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 19.685 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
MG.274347.267
catalog number
274347.267
accession number
274347
Credit Line
Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Food and Drug Administration
subject
Bitters
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Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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