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

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For biliousness, liver complaint, sick headache, dyspepsia, indigestion, jaundice, and constipation
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
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)
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
catalog number
accession number
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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