Bacon's Celery King

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A laxative tea. For the relief of the various symptoms due to constipation, or faulty intestinal elimination.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
ca 1920
Sherman Pharmacy
S. C. Wells and Company
Physical Description
senna (drug active ingredients)
licorice (drug active ingredients)
mandrake (drug active ingredients)
elecampane (drug active ingredients)
triticum (drug active ingredients)
sage (drug active ingredients)
uva ursi (drug active ingredients)
celery (drug active ingredients)
fennel (drug active ingredients)
coriander (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
overall: 9.5 cm x 6.5 cm x 3.5 cm; 3 3/4 in x 2 9/16 in x 1 3/8 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 6.35 cm x 9.525 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
United States: New York, LeRoy
Canada: Ontario, Toronto
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
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Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
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