K. & M. Effervescent Bromo Caffeine

K. & M. Effervescent Bromo Caffeine

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: "Combining the active principle of Guarana with excess of combined Hydrobromic Acid, this preparation more than equals one grain of Hydrobromate of Caffeine in each heaping teaspoonful. This delightful effervescent salt is an almost certain remedy for the relief of the nervous headaches resulting from overtaxed mental energy or excitement, acute attacks of indigestions, the depression following alcoholic excesses, the supra-sensitiveness of chloral, morphia and opium habitues, and with ladies the headache and backache of neurasthenia, hysteria, dysmennorrhea, and kindred disorders. A great boon and prompt source of relief in almost all cases of headache and distress attending mental fatigue and physical exhaustion, it commends itself especially to Physicians, Teachers, Clergymen, Lawyers, Merchants, and others following professions or pursuits requiring nerve energy or subjecting to mental strain."
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs
Date made
after 1920 before 1938
Keasbey & Mattison Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Ambler
United States: Illinois, Chicago
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (packaging material)
glass (overall material)
cork (lid material)
paper (inside material)
overall: 3 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Nerve & Brain Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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