Herbitol (Goff's)

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For heartburn; gas belching; sour stomach; flatulence; laxative for constipation and inactive bowels
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
maker
S. B. Goff and Sons Company
Physical Description
alcohol 12.5% (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 8 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 20.955 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.445 cm
bottle: 7 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.175 cm
Place Made
United States: New Jersey, Camden
ID Number
MG*M-10426.35
catalog number
M-10426
accession number
246707
subject
Health & Medicine
Laxatives
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Balm of America
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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