Ex-Lax The Chocolated Laxative

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Ex-Lax the chocolated laxative is widely used with good results in cases of occasional constipation.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
overall: 1.7 cm x 7.9 cm x 6.7 cm; 11/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in
overall: 2 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 8.255 cm x 1.905 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
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
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

2/8/2015 1:26:45 PM
Indra Ramdass
When I was a child, I was given a chocolate laxative called Broclax (which may have been manufactured in Britain) Is broclax related to Exlax?
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