Figsen (Nyal)

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A gentle laxative for the treatment of constipation and allied disorders
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
after 1925
Sherman Pharmacy
Nyal Company
Physical Description
phenolphthalein (drug active ingredients)
cascara (drug active ingredients)
fig (drug active ingredients)
senna (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
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
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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