Nyal Vegetable Prescription

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For disordered menstruation, ovarian neuralgia, and bearing down pain
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Drugs
date made
after 1927
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
distributor
Nyal Company
Physical Description
cardboard (box material)
alcohol, 16% (drug active ingredients)
life root (drug active ingredients)
black haw (drug active ingredients)
false unicorn (drug active ingredients)
squaw vine (drug active ingredients)
cascarilla (drug active ingredients)
rhubarb (drug active ingredients)
jamaica dogwood (drug active ingredients)
cascara (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 6 1/2 in x 3 5/8 in; 25.4 cm x 16.51 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number
1985.0460.075
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.075
subject
Women's Health Products
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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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