Salvitae

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: Used in gastric hyperacidity, sluggish action of the bowels and headache due to constipation. Helpful where a cooling aperient and antacid is required.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1930
maker
American Apothecaries Company
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper wrapper (overall packaging material)
glass bottle (overall packaging material)
potassium (drug active ingredients)
sodium (drug active ingredients)
lithium (drug active ingredients)
strontium (drug active ingredients)
magnesium (drug active ingredients)
calcium (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
wrapper: 5 1/8 in x 2 in; 13.0175 cm x 5.08 cm
bottle: 4 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1980.0698.040
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.040
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Laxatives
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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