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
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
1918-1938
maker
The Meritol Corporation
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
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Iowa, Des Moines
United States: Iowa, Decorah
ID Number
1979.0798.020
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.020
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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