Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A sure cure for prolapsis uteris or falling of the womb and all female weaknesses, including leucorrhoea, irregular and painful menstruation, inflammation and ulceration of the womb, flooding, diseases of the kidneys. For all weakness of the generative organs of either sex, it is second to no remedy that has ever been before the public, and for all diseases of the kidneys it is the greatest remedy in the world.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1890
after 1873
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company
overall: 8 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 21.59 cm x 9.525 cm x 4.7625 cm
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Lynn
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Women's Health Products
Kidney & Urinary 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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