Ex-Lax The Chocolate Laxative

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Recommended for constipation in all its forms for children and grown-ups
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1911
overall: 1 cm x 4.3 cm x 4.3 cm; 3/8 in x 1 11/16 in x 1 11/16 in
overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 3/8 in; 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm x .9525 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

1/20/2017 3:34:49 PM
When after 1911 was chocolate laxative first used? Did it exist in 1965-66?
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