Jayne's Vermifuge

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For the removal of round worms, neutralizing hyperacidity of the stomach, flatulence, wind colic
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1938
Dr. D. Jayne and Son
Physical Description
sigelia radix (drug active ingredients)
rheum officinale (drug active ingredients)
sodii carbonate (drug active ingredients)
chenophodium ol. (drug active ingredients)
mentha piperita ol. (drug active ingredients)
alcohol 95% (drug active ingredients)
aqua qs (drug active ingredients)
box: 6 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 17.4625 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.81 cm
bottle: 6 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 17.145 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.4925 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Vermifuges & Parasiticides
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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