Dr. E. C. West's Nerve and Brain Treatment

Dr. E. C. West's Nerve and Brain Treatment

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For hysteria, dizziness, convulsions, fits, nervous neuralgia, headache, nervous prostration caused by the use of alcohol or tobacco, wakefulness, mental depression, loss of memory, softening of the brain resulting in insanity, premature old age, barrenness, loss of power in either sex, involuntary emissions and spermatorrhoea caused by over exertion of the brain, self-abuse or over indulgence
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
otc preparation; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made
John C. West Chemical Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
overall: 2.8 cm x 6.6 cm x 5.4 cm; 1 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Edward Mogull
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Aphrodisiacs & Potency Drugs
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object