Brater's Powder for Spasms of Asthma

Brater's Powder for Spasms of Asthma

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Usage conditions apply
For spasms of asthma and minor irritations of the throat and bronchial tubes when natural breathing is interfered with.
Directions: Place a little of the powder on a plate, light it and inhale the smoke until relieved.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made
ca 1900
Brater, J. K.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 5 cm x 8 cm x 2.5 cm; 1 15/16 in x 3 1/8 in x in
overall: 2 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 in; 5.08 cm x 7.9375 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Robert J. Locurto
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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