Dr. Pierce's Lotion Tablets

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
One of these lotion tablets crushed and dissolved in a pint of hot water makes a cleansing lotion or wash
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1935
Reid Drugstore
World's Dispensary Medical Association
Physical Description
powdered zinc sulphate (drug active ingredients)
powdered soda bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)
powdered soda biborate (drug active ingredients)
powdered alum. (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
metal (container material)
overall: 6.6 cm x 6.7 cm x 2 cm; 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 13/16 in
box: 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 6.6675 cm x 1.905 cm
tin: 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
Canada: Ontario, Fort Erie
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Women's Health Products
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feminine Care
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feminine Care
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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