Nyal Vegetable Presciption: Tonic and Nerve Sedative for Women

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Tonic and nerve sedative for women. For disordered menstruation, ovarian neuralgia, and bearing down pain.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
after 1927
Sherman Pharmacy
Nyal Company
Physical Description
life root, 12 gr. (drug active ingredients)
black haw, 12 gr. (drug active ingredients)
false unicorn, 12 gr. (drug active ingredients)
squaw vine, 12 gr. (drug active ingredients)
cascarilla, 12 gr. (drug active ingredients)
rhubarb, 4 gr. (drug active ingredients)
jamaica dogwood, 8 gr. (drug active ingredients)
cascara, 2 gr. (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 16% (drug active ingredients)
box: 9 5/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 in; 24.4475 cm x 9.2075 cm x 5.08 cm
bottle: 9 1/8 in x 3 in x 1 3/4 in; 23.1775 cm x 7.62 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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