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Bromonia

Bromonia

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A remedial agent for the treatment of, and a preventative for, the following maladies: alcoholism, boils, car sickness, catarrh, cold, la grippe, dysentery, dyspepsia, eczema, epilepsy, headache, hysteria, impotency, indigestion, intestinal catarrh, kidney trouble, liver troubles, loss of memory, lumbago, malaria, malarial fever, menstrual pains, nervous collapse, nervous indigestion, nervousness, neuralgia, neurasthenia, neuritis, pimples, pneumonia, prickly heat, psoriasis, rheumatism, ring worm, rush of blood to the head, salt rheum, sea sickness, sleeplessness, sour brash, summer complaint, tetter, torpid liver, urinary complaints, vertigo, worms. A safe and effectual remedial agent for nervous and sick headache, nervous indigestion, hysteria, brain fatigue, sleeplessness, sea sickness, neuralgia, and the depression following alcoholic and other excesses, etc.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
1907-1908
maker
Sullivan Chemical Company
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
acephenetidin 8 grains (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (label/wrapper material)
Measurements
overall: 11 cm x 4.2 cm; 4 5/16 in x 1 5/8 in
overall: 4 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 10.795 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1979.0798.014
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.014
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
subject
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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