Week's Kidney Pills

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For complaints caused by a disordered state of the kidneys or bladder, backache, rheumatism, scalding or scanty urine, and for purifying the blood and cleansing the system
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
D. Weeks and Company
Physical Description
buchu (drug active ingredients)
lithium carbonate (drug active ingredients)
resinated oil of juniper (drug active ingredients)
potassium nitrate (drug active ingredients)
podophyllin (drug active ingredients)
digitalis (drug active ingredients)
uva ursi (drug active ingredients)
overall: 8 cm x 3 cm x 3 cm; 3 1/8 in x 1 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in
box: 1 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x 7.9375 cm x 3.175 cm
vial: 3 in x 1 1/8 in; x 7.62 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: Iowa, Des Moines
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Health & Medicine
Blood & Liver Drugs
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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