Dr. Miles Little Pills

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A mild effective laxative
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1940
Reid Drugstore
Miles Laboratories
Physical Description
aloin (drug active ingredients)
ipecac (drug active ingredients)
podophyllin (drug active ingredients)
aluminum (container material)
cardboard (container material)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
overall: 6 cm x 2.2 cm x 2.2 cm; 2 3/8 in x 7/8 in x 7/8 in
vial: 1 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 4.7625 cm x 1.27 cm
box: 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 6.0325 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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