Dare's Pink Purgative Pills

Description:

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For constipation, biliousness, lazy liver, sallow skin, bad taste and foul breath

Maker: Dare's Mentha-Pepsin Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, RahwayUnited States: New Jersey, Bridgeton

Subject: Laxatives

Subject:

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

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Credit Line: Gift from David Pollen

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.0097.02Accession Number: 2009.0097Catalog Number: 2009.0097.02

Object Name: otc preparation

Physical Description: cardboard (box material)glass (bottle material)Measurements: box: 2 7/8 in x 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 2.2225 cm x 2.2225 cmbottle: 2 3/8 in x 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 1.905 cm x 1.905 cm

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

Record Id: nmah_1363332

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