Walker's Medicated Uterine Wafers

Description:

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer:

A remedy for the local treatment of diseases peculiar to women, as falling of the womb, chronic inflammation, prolapse, engorgement, ulceration, leucorrhoea, irregular, suppressed and painful menstruation. Especially recommended for diseases incidental to the change of life, and for cancer.

DIRECTIONS: Pass one Wafer up to the neck of the Womb every third day, on retiring at night.

Date Made: ca 1900

Maker: Walker Pharmacal Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Missouri, St. Louis

Subject: Women's Health ProductsWomen's Health

Subject:

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

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Credit Line: Gift of Richard Holstein

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2008.0062.03Accession Number: 2008.0062Catalog Number: 2008.0062.03

Object Name: otc preparationOTC preparation

Physical Description: paper (container material)abrus precatorius (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 1.5 cm x 6 cm x 5.1 cm; 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 inoverall: 2 in x 2 3/8 in x 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 6.0325 cm x 1.5875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5ea4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1339209

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