Elcor Elcorlax the Candy Laxative

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A most effectual laxative and cathartic
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1923
Elcor Products Corporation
Physical Description
phenolphthalein (drug active ingredients)
sugar (drug active ingredients)
checkerberry flavor (drug active ingredients)
overall: .7 cm x 4.7 cm x 3 cm; 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 1 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 4.7625 cm x 1.27 cm
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
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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