Mothersill's Seasick Remedy

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Relieve as well as prevent seasickness, trainsickness, nausea or headaches caused by motion, climbing, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920
Reid Drugstore
Mothersill Remedy Company, Ltd.
Physical Description
cardboard (container material)
wax paper (container material)
overall: 1.7 cm x 5.4 cm x 3.1 cm; 11/16 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 3.175 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.5875 cm
place made
Canada: Ontario, Montreal
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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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
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

8/23/2016 8:46:51 PM
Kim Goldsworthy
As a cultural cross-reference, "What do you think about Mothersill's sea-sick pills?" is a lyric line in the song "Conga" from the Broadway show, "Wonderful Town," which setting takes place in the mid 1930s in New York City.
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