Ramon's Pink Pills

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An adult laxative for sluggish bowels due to temporary constipation
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1940
Physical Description
aloin (drug active ingredients)
podophyllin (drug active ingredients)
yellow phenolphthalein (drug active ingredients)
ext. cascara sagrada (drug active ingredients)
overall: 5.3 cm x 2.2 cm; 2 1/16 in x 7/8 in
overall: 2 in x 7/8 in; 5.08 cm x 2.2225 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Le Roy
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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 Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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