Dr. Jayne's Laxative Pills

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For constipation. Relieves sick headache, biliousness, and other disorders due to slow bowels. For use as a laxative and cathartic.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1940
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
maker
D. Jayne and Son
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
excipients, q. s. (drug active ingredients)
extract cascara sagrada (drug active ingredients)
phenolphthalein (drug active ingredients)
extract nux vomica (drug active ingredients)
extract belladona (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
cardboard (container material)
Measurements
box: 2 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 3.175 cm x 3.175 cm
can: 1 7/8 in x 3/4 in; 4.7625 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1985.0460.037
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.037
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
subject
Laxatives
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Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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