Dr. Swayne's Pills

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
A prompt purifiying medicine; removes all unhealthy bilious secretions of the stomach, liver, bowels, bladder and kidneys; purifies the blood causing a perfect state of health
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1880
Dr. Swayne and Son
overall: 1.8 cm x 5.6 cm x 2.7 cm; 11/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 1/16 in
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 3.175 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.2225 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Health & Medicine
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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