Million Dollar Laxative Compound


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

Date Made: after 1938

Maker: Gentry Brothers Remedy Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Indiana, DublinUnited States: Indiana, Dublin

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Credit Line: Gift of Richard W. Pollay

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2008.0018.209Catalog Number: 2008.0018.209Accession Number: 2008.0018

Object Name: otc preparationObject Type: OTC Preparation

Physical Description: curacao aloes (overall active ingredients)golden seal (overall active ingredients)rhubarb (overall active ingredients)salicylic acid (overall active ingredients)glass (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 20.6375 cm x 6.6675 cm x 3.175 cm


Record Id: nmah_1350386

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