Lydia E. Pinkham Tablets


The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:

For relieving hot flashes and certain other symptoms of "Change of Life" (Menopause) and cramps and other distress of Monthly Periods (Menstruation) - not due to organic disease. Acts as a uterine sedative. Taken as directed these tablets are also an iron tonic and help build rich, red blood and restore energy, help relieve that "Too Tired" feeling, in simple iron deficiency anemia.

Date Made: after 1949

Maker: Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Lynn

Subject: Women's Health ProductsWomen's Health


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, American Enterprise, Balm of America

Exhibition: American Enterprise

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Gift of Richard W. Pollay

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2008.0018.085Catalog Number: 2008.0018.085Accession Number: 2008.0018

Object Name: otc preparationObject Type: OTC Preparation

Physical Description: paper (container material)glass (container material)metal (cap material)extract of piscidia erythrina (jamaica dogwood) (drug active ingredient)asclepias tuberosa (pleurisy root) (drug active ingredient)glycyrrhiza (licorice) (drug active ingredient)ferrous sulfate (iron) (drug active ingredient)Measurements: box: 3 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 in; 7.62 cm x 3.175 cm x 2.54 cmbottle: 2 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.2225 cm


Record Id: nmah_1339077

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