Dr. Hobson's Compound Laxative Cascara Tablets

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For constipation and biliousness. Relieves sick and bilious headache.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Drugs
date made
1906-1917
maker
Pfeiffer Chemical Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
cascara sagrada (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 5 cm x 4 cm x 1.1 cm; 1 15/16 in x 1 9/16 in x 7/16 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 2 in x 1/2 in; 4.1275 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.27 cm
place made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
1985.0481.051
catalog number
1985.0481.051
accession number
1985.0481
subject
Laxatives
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Sidney Glaser
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