Elm's Astringent Botanic Elixir

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Cures ringworm and other diseases of the scalp; eradicates dandruff and removes itching and irritation of the skin; promotes the growth and strength of hair.
Currently not on view
Object Name
hair care product
hair dressing
date made
after 1893
overall, box: 7 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; 19.05 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.0325 cm
overall, bottle: 7 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 19.685 cm x 6.0325 cm x 6.0325 cm
place made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Beauty and Health
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Grodanz, David's Pharmacy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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