Lax-Ana (St. Joseph's)

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For biliousness, simple headache, head colds, chills and fever due to constipation and malarial conditions. Acts as laxative, tonic and appetizer.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
before 1920
St. Joseph's Laboratories
Physical Description
glass bottle (overall packaging material)
overall: 6 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 in; 16.8275 cm x 6.6675 cm x 2.54 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Fever & Chill Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold 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 Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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