Dr. Hand's Pleasant Physic

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For relief of infants, children, or adults suffering from constipation. Especial value during pregnancy, after confinement, and in obstinate constipation. Stimulates the liver, tones the bowels, and does not gripe.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
Hand Medicine Company
Physical Description
alcohol 6% (drug active ingredients)
overall: 5 7/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 14.9225 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
Women's Health Products
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Edward Mogull
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