Adler-I-Ka Intestinal Evacuant

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The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For gas in stomach or bowel and for occasional constipation and heartburn
Currently not on view
Date made
after 1930
after 1902
Adlerika Company
Place Made
United States: Minnesota, Saint Paul
overall: 3 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 7/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
G.E. Damon Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


"I have a bottle of this product. At the time of finding this rarity in the late 1980's, its contents were still liquid; a fact that I prized. I had not seen such a bottle since childhood, it existing only in my memory. I recall my Grandmother's administering it often. I loved the taste, and given the opportunity ! would have drunk the entire bottle! The example I have bears a label, said to have been adopted in 1939, and differs from the one shown. I have often mentioned this product to others, and have yet to meet anyone acquainted with it. I am 78 years old and in excellent health. Possibly even due to my grandmother having given me this marvelous elixer."

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