Blauf Pill, Nux and Cascara

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a tonic, alterative, and laxative. Used in anemia and chlorosis [an iron-deficiency anemia of young women]. [Lilly's Hand Book of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 6th revision, 1919]
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1917
maker
Blanding & Blanding
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
cork (lid material)
cascara (drug drug)
Measurements
overall: 10 cm x 3.5 cm; 3 15/16 in x 1 3/8 in
overall: 4 in x 1 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1984.0782.304
catalog number
1984.0782.304
accession number
1984.0782
Credit Line
Gift of Mario Cassinelli, Jr.
subject
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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