Tamara Larix Bon Bon

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For the cure of constipation and liver diseases and thereby for the prevention of headache, dyspepsia, cerebral congestion, biliousness, piles, etc., etc. Cures constipation and thus prevents congestion of the brain, apoplexy, insanity, convulsions. It is almost a cure for sea sickness.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1872-1883
maker
McKesson and Robbins
F. Crosby
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
larix pinus lambertiana (drug active ingredients)
tamarind (drug active ingredients)
cassia fistula (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 2.2 cm x 6 cm x 5.1 cm; 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 6.35 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MG*M-12151.15
accession number
271464
catalog number
M-12151.15
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Edward Mogull
subject
Laxatives
Blood & Liver Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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