Squibb's Jamaica Ginger

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For an intestinal stimulant and carminative [relieves flatulence] in colic and diarrhea [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition,1926]
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Object Name
Object Type
date made
ca 1920
E. R. Squibb and Sons
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
ginger (drug active ingredients)
paper (label material)
overall: 8 cm x 5 cm; 3 1/8 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 in; 8.255 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Diagnostic Equipment
Botanical Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mario Casinelli
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