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K. & M. Effervescent Bromo Caffeine

view K. & M. Effervescent Bromo Caffeine digital asset number 1
Maker:
Keasbey and Mattison Company
Physical Description:
guarana (drug active ingredients)
hydrobromic acid (drug active ingredients)
caffeine (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
metal (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Ambler
Date made:
1920-1940
Description:
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For brain workers. This delightful effervescent salt is an almost certain remedy for the relief of the nervous headache resulting from overtaxed mental energy or excitement, acute attacks of indigestion, the depression following alcoholic excesses, the supra-sensitiveness of chloral, morphia, and opium habitues, and with ladies the headache and backache of neurasthenia, hysteria, dysmenorrhoea 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, clergyman, lawyers, merchants and others following professions or pursuits requiring nerve energy subjecting to mental strain.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Women's Health Products
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.010
Catalog number:
1979.0798.010
Accession number:
1979.0798
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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