Tupper's Vegetable Prescription Compound

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For relief of symptoms for which this compound can be of benefit
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
Tupper Pharmacy Co., Inc.
Physical Description
cardboard (overall packaging material)
cardboard (container packaging material)
alcohol 10% (drug active ingredients)
life root (drug active ingredients)
wild yam (drug active ingredients)
ginger (drug active ingredients)
scull cap (drug active ingredients)
cascara (drug active ingredients)
jamaica dog wood (drug active ingredients)
golden seal (drug active ingredients)
aromatics (drug active ingredients)
cramp bark (drug active ingredients)
black haw (drug active ingredients)
squaw vine (drug active ingredients)
unicorn (drug active ingredients)
blue cohosh (drug active ingredients)
box: 7 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 7.9375 cm x 4.445 cm
bottle: 6 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: South Carolina, Summerville
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Women's Health Products
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
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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