Meritol Hy-Pep-Sen

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For the stomach indigestion and as a tonic to the digestive tract. Intended to assist nature in restoring the organs of the digestive tract to their natural functions.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1918-1938
maker
The Meritol Corporation
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Iowa, Des Moines
United States: Iowa, Decorah
Physical Description
alcohol 18% (drug active ingredients)
hydrastis (drug active ingredients)
pepsin (drug active ingredients)
senna (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 8 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 22.225 cm x 6.985 cm x 5.3975 cm
bottle: 8 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 in; 20.955 cm x 6.985 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1979.0798.020
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.020
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
subject
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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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