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Bottle of ‘Stresscaps’ multi-vitamin capsules, England, 1960-1975

‘Stresscaps’ multi-vitamin capsules were marketed as a treatment for vitamin deficiencies. They contained high doses of B vitamins. These support the nervous system. They were thought to promote emotional stability. Adults took one capsule daily for optimum health benefits. The capsules were made by Lederle Laboratories, the pharmaceutical division of American Cyanamid.

Object number:

A627864

 

Glossary:

Glossary: vitamin

A group of substances needed, in small amounts, for healthy growth and development.

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Bottle of varying size, shape, and style made for use by an apothecary. For bottle labelled with the names of standard medicine, use "apothecary bottles."

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