Bottle of 'Walpole' Nerve and Brain Tonic, Southampton, England, 1940-1955

Made:
1940-1955 in Southampton

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Unopened bottle of Walpole brand (c.o.167) concentrated Nerve and Brain extract, for relief of nervous debility, depression etc., by Walpole Dispensaries and Botanic Pharmacy Ltd., Southampton, 1940-1955

Walpole’s Nerve and Brain Tonic was a ‘strengthening tonic’. It was made by Southampton-based Walpole Dispensary and Botanic Pharmacy Limited. The tonic was recommended for clinical depression, lack of concentration, low vitality and the relief of ‘nervous debility’. It was suggested a teaspoonful should be added to half a wine glass of water and drunk four times daily between meals. The product was typical of medical preparations sold ‘over the counter’ in chemists across the country.

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Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1987-825/25
Materials:
cork, glass, paper
type:
medicinal tonic
credit:
Brewhouse Yard Museum

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