Ex-Lax "Fig Flavor" Laxative

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Laxative. Used in cases of occasional constipation with generally good results.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
overall: 2.5 cm x 10 cm x 6.5 cm; in x 3 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in
overall: 2 5/8 in x 4 in x 1 in; 6.6675 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
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accession number
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
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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