Dr. D. Jayne's Sanative Pills for Liver Complaints

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For biliousness, liver complaint, sick headache, dyspepsia, indigestion, jaundice, and constipation
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
maker
D. Jayne and Son
Physical Description
gambogia 1/2 gr/pill (drug active ingredients)
colocynthis 1/120 gr/pill (drug active ingredients)
capsicum 1/120 gr/pill (drug active ingredients)
acacia 1/7 gr/pill (drug active ingredients)
aloin 4/10 gr/pill (drug active ingredients)
colocynth ext. 1/120 gr/pill (drug active ingredients)
podophyllin 1/7 gr/pill (drug active ingredients)
hyoscyami ext. 1/120 gr/pill (drug active ingredients)
saccharum 1/7 gr/pill (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 5.8 cm x 2.6 cm x 2.7 cm; 2 5/16 in x 1 in x 1 1/16 in
box: 1 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 3.175 cm x 6.0325 cm x 2.8575 cm
can: 1 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 2.2225 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
MG*M-10413.34
catalog number
M-10413.34
accession number
246707
subject
Laxatives
Blood & Liver Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea 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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