Lithographed Printers Proof for Liver Wort Kidney Cure
Lithograph printing proof depicts two exact labels that would possibly have gone on the bottle.
*Printed on the front in black or white ink: "Liver-Wort / Kidney / Cure "
*Printed on the front in black ink under the shield: "Labore'et Scientia"
*Printed on the front at the bottom black ink: "Zeno Felder, Pharamacist, / Lake City Colorado."
*Printed on right side of front in black: "This Composition Will Be Found Of Value In / Gravel, or Stone in the Bladder, Bright's Disease, Rheumatism, Torpidity of the Liver, Catarrh of Bladder, Irritable Uretha, Dropey, Pain in the Back, Melancholy, Jaundice, Uterine (or womb) Catar.h, Bleeding from Bladder, Impotency, Leucorrhoea, Barrenness. / The radical leaves of American Liverwort (the flower of which is one of our earliest spring beauties) have an old reputation in liver and kidney troubles. Potassium Acetate, one of the most valued of diuretics or renal alteratives, cooling, sedative, increasing the excretory action of the kidneys, lessening fevers and soothing irritable and inflamed conditions of the urinary organs. Buche Leaves and Juniper Berries are excllent kidney tonics, and supplement the action of the Liverwort, leaves. Pareira Brava and Collinsonia have long been used both in domestic practice and by physicians in the treatment of gravel and other kidney troubles. Dandelion is as excellent general tonic and alterative."
*Printed on the front left side of front in black: "Directions For Taking The Liverwort Kidney Cure./ Shake Well Before Using/ Dose- One tablespoonful as it is, or diluted with water as may be agreeble, one-fourth hour before or one-half hour after each meal. In using the remedy some flexibility is suggested in the quanitity to be taken daily. The quantity taken is to be adjusted by the effect produced. It may be increased gradually to six doses daily, unless a sense of weakness, irritability of the bowels, giddiness, or confusion of ideas is caused, in which case increase the interval between each dose./ Additional Precautions. - An avoidance of extreme fatigue, violent excitement, exposure to chills, excessive bodily labor or mental fatigue, dissipation of all kinds, sexual excesses. Dress carefully according to the season- warm in winter, cool in summer - keep the bowels free, avoid intoxicants, bathe freely, but no too often, rub the back and skin gently every day, but avoid chills in so doing. Diet should be as usual, but not in excess, avoiding those things which experience has taught are distressing, such as hot bread, very greasy food in excess, raw vegetables, excess of salt or spices. Wine and beer, if of daily use, may be sparingly continued.