Seidlitz Powders

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Pleasant mild effervescent laxative. An aid in the relief of heartburn, gas due to excess acidity of the stomach. An aid in the relief of headache when caused by occasional constipation.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
Read Drug and Chemical Company
overall: 4 cm x 11.3 cm x 7.8 cm; 1 9/16 in x 4 7/16 in x 3 1/16 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 11.43 cm x 7.9375 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
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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