Dr. Caldwell's Senna Laxative

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For the relief of temporary or occasional constipation
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1945
Centaur-Caldwell Division of Sterling Drug Incorporated
Physical Description
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
senna (drug active ingredients)
peppermint oil (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
overall: 7 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.4925 cm
Place Made
United States: Illinois, Monticello
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
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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