Dr. Simmons Aspirin Laxative Tablets

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For muscular rheumatism, sore throat and chest, lame back, toothache, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
C. F. Simmons Medicine Company
J. H. Zeilin and Company
Physical Description
cardboard (container packaging material)
glass (container packaging material)
box: 2 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.2225 cm
bottle: 2 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.445 cm x 1.905 cm
box: 2 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.2225 cm
bottle: 2 3/8 in x 2 in x 5/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.5875 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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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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