Petrolagar

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For the promotion of proper fecal consistency and the restoration of normal bowel habit time
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1934
maker
Petrolager Laboratories
Physical Description
mineral oil (drug active ingredients)
agar-agar (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 8.5725 cm x 6.985 cm
bottle: 7 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 20.0025 cm x 6.985 cm x 5.715 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
MG*293320.1332
catalog number
293320.1332
accession number
293320
subject
Laxatives
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

This thick white mixture was so good to the taste that my sister and I once ate a whole bottle together. A real party that lasted for days after!

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