Squibb's Jamaica Ginger

Description
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]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
Object Type
Drugs
date made
ca 1920
maker
E. R. Squibb and Sons
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
ginger (drug active ingredients)
paper (label material)
Measurements
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
1984.0782.241
accession number
1984.0782
catalog number
1984.0782.241
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Diagnostic Equipment
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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