Beecham's Laxative Pills

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Beneficial in helping to relieve headaches, loginess, irritability, sour stomach, upset stomach (commonly referred to as biliousness), coated tongue, bad breath, listlessness, when such conditions are due to temporary constipation
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1938
Beecham's Pills
Physical Description
aloes (drug active ingredients)
ginger (drug active ingredients)
capsicum (drug active ingredients)
oil of rosemary (drug active ingredients)
oil of aniseed (drug active ingredients)
oil of juniper berries (drug active ingredients)
overall: 2.8 cm x 3.5 cm; 1 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in
overall: 1 in x 1 5/16 in; x 2.54 cm x 3.3655 cm
Place Made
United States: New Jersey, Bloomfield
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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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