Figsen (Nyal)

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A gentle laxative for the treatment of constipation and allied disorders
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Drugs
date made
after 1925
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
distributor
Nyal Company
Physical Description
phenolphthalein (drug active ingredients)
cascara (drug active ingredients)
fig (drug active ingredients)
senna (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
Measurements
overall: 9.9 cm x 5.5 cm x 1.5 cm; 3 7/8 in x 2 3/16 in x 9/16 in
overall: 5/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 10.4775 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number
1985.0460.044
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.044
subject
Laxatives
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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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