Aloe Pills, U.S.P.

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For hemorrhoids, constipation, amenorrhea [absence of menstrual periods], jaundice, and chlorosis [chronic anemia] [Merck's Index, Fourth Edition, 1930]
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1935
ca 1935
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
brownish/black (overall color)
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
metal (lid material)
aloe (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 13.97 cm x 5.3975 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04029
catalog number
M-04029
accession number
134667
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 134667 (1935)
subject
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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