Seidlitz Powders

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: In high estimation for indigestion, heartburn, sick headache, bilious affections, etc., and if used regularly will form a mild and gentle cathartic. Superior to any medicine of the kind in use and yet possessing all the medical virtues of the celebrated Seidlitz Springs in Germany.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
Meyer Brothers Drug Company
overall: 4.1 cm x 11.2 cm x 8.4 cm; 1 5/8 in x 4 7/16 in x 3 5/16 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 11.43 cm x 8.5725 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
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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