Dr. Marvin's Mandrake Pills

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For constipation, headache, torpid liver, biliousness, indigestion, nervous headache, and the complexion
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
D. C. Bayne
Physical Description
mandrake (drug active ingredients)
box: 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.6675 cm x 1.5875 cm
bottle: 2 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 6.35 cm x .9525 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Utica
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Blood & Liver Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
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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