Ginger, Nux Vomica & Asafetida Comp., Sugar Coated Yellow Tablets

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a laxative
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1940
maker
National Drug Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
plastic (lid material)
paper (label material)
cotton (inside material)
Ext. Nux Vomica, 1/4 gr. (Strychnine, .018 gr.) (drug active ingredients)
Ext. Cascara Sagrada, 1gr. (drug active ingredients)
Asafetida, 1gr. (drug active ingredients)
Jamaica Ginger, 3/4 gr. (drug active ingredients)
Capsicum, 1/8 gr. (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 10.16 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1978.0235.207
accession number
1978.0235
catalog number
1978.0235.207
subject
Laxatives
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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