Dr. King's Pills

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For temporary constipation and biliousness
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
maker
H. E. Bucklen & Co.
Physical Description
cardboard box (overall packaging material)
glass bottle (overall packaging material)
cascara (drug active ingredients)
podophyllin (drug active ingredients)
aloin (drug active ingredients)
strychnine sulphate (drug active ingredients)
capsicum (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 7.9375 cm x 2.8575 cm
bottle: 1 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 in; 2.54 cm x 6.985 cm x 2.54 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
1980.0698.056
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.056
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Laxatives
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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I had just recently found one of the Dr. King's pills bottles at our camp, Did the research and was cool to find out information on it!

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