Zoa-Phora

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For all forms of female weakness, painful, scanty, delayed or declining periods, spasms at month, local discharges or whites, impaired complexion, sick headache, neuralgia, debility, goneness, falling of the womb, arising from want of tone in the system, preparatory treatment for confinement, after-pains, change of life, hot flushes, wakefulness, bloating, etc.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
after 1905
maker
Zoa-Phora Company
Place Made
United States: Michigan, Kalamazoo
Physical Description
cardboard (overall packaging material)
glass (overall packaging material)
mandrake (podophyllum) (drug active ingredients)
black cohosh (cimicifuga racemosa) (drug active ingredients)
blue cohosh (caulophyllum thalactroides) (drug active ingredients)
life root (semecio aureus) (drug active ingredients)
roman chamomile flowers (anthemis nobilis) (drug active ingredients)
false unicorn root (helonias dioica) (drug active ingredients)
cramp bark (zibernum opulus) (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2.375 cm; 20.32 cm x 8.5725 cm x 15/16 in
paper inserts, as stored: 16 in x 26 in; 40.64 cm x 66.04 cm
bottle: 7 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 in; 18.7325 cm x 6.985 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1980.0698.068
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.068
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
subject
Women's Health Products
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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