Dr. Hobson's Laxative Santonin Worm Syrup

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For the removal of round worms and pin worms
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1921
Physical Description
santonin (drug active ingredients)
pink root (drug active ingredients)
cascara (drug active ingredients)
box: 5 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 3.175 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 13.335 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
catalog number
maker number
No. 116
accession number
Vermifuges & Parasiticides
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
G.E. Damon Collection
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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