Blue Ridge Pure Castor Oil

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a purgative [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition, 1926]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920
maker
Blue Ridge Chemical Corp'n.
Physical Description
castor oil (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
cork (stopper material)
paper (label material)
wax (stopper material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: Virginia, Rocky Mount
ID Number
2004.3012.18
nonaccession number
2004.3012
catalog number
2004.3012.18
subject
Laxatives
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Ben Posen
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