Citrate of Magnesia

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
Refrigerant, laxative, purgative
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1910
maker
John H. Martin
Physical Description
magnesium citrate (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 8 3/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 22 cm; 21.2725 cm x 6.6675 cm x 8 21/32 in
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
1989.0711.11
accession number
1989.0711
catalog number
1989.0711.11
subject
Fever & Chill Drugs
Laxatives
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. James Harvey Young
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