Dr. Peter's Lozogo

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Laxative. Stomachic. Carminative. For relief from functional constipation, and, when these troubles are due to constipation, for relief from nervousness, indigestion, upset stomach, headaches, loss of sleep and appetite, flatulence, foul breath and coated tongue. It creates a feeling of warmth in the stomach. It helps expel gas from the stomach and intestines...[label cut off]
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1922
Dr. Peter Fahrney and Sons Company
Physical Description
alcohol 14% (drug active ingredients)
senna (drug active ingredients)
fennel (drug active ingredients)
mandrake root (drug active ingredients)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
spearmint (drug active ingredients)
mountain mint (drug active ingredients)
horsemint (drug active ingredients)
sarsaparilla (drug active ingredients)
sassafras (drug active ingredients)
hyssop (drug active ingredients)
blessed thistle (drug active ingredients)
dittany (drug active ingredients)
ground ivy (drug active ingredients)
johnswort (drug active ingredients)
lemon balm (drug active ingredients)
sage (drug active ingredients)
spikenard (drug active ingredients)
yarrow (drug active ingredients)
overall: 10 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 in; 25.7175 cm x 8.5725 cm x 5.08 cm
Place Made
Canada: Manitoba, Winnipeg
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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Visitor Comments

7/16/2013 12:27:27 PM
corinne cepeda
my husband found an unlabeled bottle at an antique store in Uniontown WA. thanks for having an archive of this.
10/16/2014 10:35:05 PM
Ray Chandos
My grandmother used to take Lozogo in the 1950s. She lived in Braidwood Illinois
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