Tupper's Compound Lotion Larkspur and Sabadilla

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: To destroy head lice, crab lice, and their nits
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1940
Tupper's Pharmacy
Tupper Pharmacy Co., Inc.
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
alkaloids of sabadilla (drug active ingredients)
alkaloids of larkspur (drug active ingredients)
acetic acid (anhydrous) (drug active ingredients)
box: 6 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 15.24 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.4925 cm
bottle: 5 5/8 in x 2 in x 7/8 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: South Carolina, Summerville
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Vermifuges & Parasiticides
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
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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