Kickapoo Indian Sagwa: Blood, Liver, Stomach and Kidney Renovator

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
Cures Dyspepsia, Sick Headache, Sour Stomach, Loss of Appetite, Heartburn, Depression, Neuraliga, Female Disorders, Liver Complaint, Constipation, Indigestions, Rheumatism, Impure Blood, Jaundice, Bilious Attacks, Fever and Ague, and all Diseases of the Stomach, Liver, Kidneys and the Blood.
The Kickappoo Sagwa name was registered in the U.S. Patent Office in July 1882.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1894
Healy & Bigelow
Kickapoo Indian Medicine Company
Physical Description
rhubarb (drug active ingredients)
capsicum (drug active ingredients)
mandrake (drug active ingredients)
guaicum (drug active ingredients)
sal soda (drug active ingredients)
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
box: 6 1/2 in x 3 in x 1 7/8 in; 16.51 cm x 7.62 cm x 4.7625 cm
bottle: 8 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 22.225 cm x 7.3025 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, North Haven
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Native Americans
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Health & Medicine
American Enterprise
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American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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