Oregon Indian Medicine Company

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The Oregon Indian Medicine Company was a patent medicine manufacturer and distributor, organised in 1876 by Col. Thomas Augustus Edwards and his brother Alfred Edwards. The company exploited the image and reputation of Donald McKay, a Warm Springs Scout captain who'd participated in the Oregon Modoc War (1872-73), to lend their patent medicines authenticity as Indian remedies, and used "Wild West"-themed medicine shows to promote their products across the United States.

Oregon's Product Line

  • Ka-Ton-Ka
  • Donald McKay's Indian Worm Eradicator
  • Mox-Ci-Tong
  • Modoc Oil
  • Nez Perce Catarrh Snuff
  • Oregon Indian Cough Syrup
  • War Paint Ointment
  • Wasco Cough Drops