Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
Recommended as a vegetable tonic in conditions for which this preparation is adapted. In use for over 50 years.
Dose: A tablespoonful every four hours through the day. Shake the bottle before using.
Lydia Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound was prescribed for “all those Painful Complaints and Weaknesses so common to our best female population . . . and is particularly adapted to the Change of Life.”
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1910
maker
Pinkham, Lydia E.
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
alcohol, 15% (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Lynn
ID Number
MG*293320.1616
accession number
293320
catalog number
293320.1616
subject
Patent Medicine
Health & Medicine
American Enterprise
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American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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