Dr. Hand's Pleasant Physic

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1920
maker
Hand Medicine Company
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
alcohol 6% (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 5 7/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 14.9225 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MG.M-12151.04
accession number
271464
catalog number
M-12151
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Edward Mogull
subject
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
Women's Health Products
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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