Musterole Laxative Cold Tablets

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Laxative. Cold.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1948
Musterole Company
Physical Description
acetanilid, 1 1/2 gr. per tablet (drug active ingredients)
quinine sulphate, 3/4 gr. (drug active ingredients)
camphor, 3/10 gr. (drug active ingredients)
salol, 3/4 gr. (drug active ingredients)
aconite root, 1/24 gr. (drug active ingredients)
aloin, 1/8 gr. (drug active ingredients)
rhubarb, 1/5 gr. (drug active ingredients)
phenolphthalein, 1/4 gr. (drug active ingredients)
overall: 1.1 cm x 5 cm x 4 cm; 7/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 1 9/16 in
overall: 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/2 in; .9525 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm
Place Made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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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