Extract Cascara Sagrada Compressed Tablets

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For habitual constipation, promoting the natural action of the liver and bowels
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
Object Type
Drugs
date made
1920-1930
maker
S. J. Briggs Company
Physical Description
wax paper (packaging material)
glass (overall material)
cork (lid material)
paper (label material)
Extract of cascara sagrada, 2 grains (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 10.5 cm x 3.5 cm x 2 cm; 4 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 13/16 in
overall: 4 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 7/8 in; 10.795 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
ID Number
1984.0782.278
catalog number
1984.0782.278
accession number
1984.0782
subject
Health & Medicine
Laxatives
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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