Box of Kaputine medicine, England, 1930-1950

1930-1950 in Lancashire

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Box of Kaputine, for headache, influenza and neuralgia, claimed to have no injurious effects on the heart, not habit forming and relief within 10 minutes, by The General Kaputine Syndicate Ltd., Chadderton, 1930-1950

Kaputine was advertised as a non-habit forming remedy providing ‘magic relief for headaches, influenza, rheumatism, sciatica, gout, toothaches and sleeplessness.’ It claimed to provide relief within ten minutes and have no harmful effects on the heart. Kaputine was typical of a range of remedies aimed at a broad number of conditions. These were sold ‘over the counter’ in chemists across the country during the mid-20th century.


Materia Medica & Pharmacology
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medicinal tonic
Marks (Avon)

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