Doctor Stedman's Teething Powders

Doctor Stedman's Teething Powders

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: used for teething
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Mr. Stedman
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
overall: 1 cm x 7.5 cm x 3 cm; 3/8 in x 2 15/16 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 1/2 in x 3 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 7.62 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of C. Elbert Hoffman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I have been told by my mother that as a baby I was given this remedy for teething problems to which I had a severe allergic response, wasting away and unable to open my eyes until the doctors diagnosed the problem ( vitamin B deficiency). Is it true that the powders could produce such an outcome?

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