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Dr Hilton's Life for Liver and Kidneys

Dr Hilton's Life for Liver and Kidneys

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Regulates the stomach, liver and kidneys, purifies the blood, strengthens and gives tone to the whole system. Liver complaints, kidney difficulties, dyspepsia and indigestion, sick headache, piles and costiveness, impure blood, worms, rheumatism, gout, and neuralgia, diseases of the skin, dropsy, broken-down constitution. Augments the appetite, improves digestion, wards off malaria and thus prevents chills and fever, and is a perfect regulator to the whole system.
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
Life Medicine Company
place made
United States: South Carolina, Spartanburg
Physical Description
alcohol, 25% (drug active ingredients)
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
cork (container material)
glass (container material)
box: 7 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 20.0025 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.1275 cm
bottle: 7 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 19.05 cm x 6.6675 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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