The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For indigestion, acid, or sour stomach, dyspepsia with heartburn, or stomach gas
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1930
Pepso-Ginger Company
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
pepsin (drug active ingredients)
paper (label material)
metal (lid material)
ginger (drug active ingredients)
overall: 4 1/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 10.4775 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Georgia, Columbus
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Botanical Medicine
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Balm of America
Botanical Medicine
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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