Castor Oil U.S.P

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For constipation, diarrhea, dysentery, as a demulcent in eye burns. Also used in hair tonics. [The Merck Index, Fifth Edition, 1940]
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1937
Grangers Medicine Company
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
plastic (lid material)
paper (label material)
castor oil (drug active ingredients)
overall: 5 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 14.605 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
United States: Louisiana, New Iberia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Botanical Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
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