Extract Cascara Sagrada Compressed Tablets


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:

For habitual constipation, promoting the natural action of the liver and bowels

Date Made: 1920-1930

Maker: S. J. Briggs Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Rhode Island, Providence

Subject: Laxatives


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Credit Line: Gift of Mario Cassinelli, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0782.278Catalog Number: 1984.0782.278Accession Number: 1984.0782

Object Name: pharmaceuticalObject Type: Drugs

Physical Description: wax paper (packaging material)glass (overall material)cork (lid material)paper (label material)Extract of cascara sagrada, 2 grains (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 10.5 cm x 3.5 cm x 2 cm; 4 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 13/16 inoverall: 4 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 7/8 in; 10.795 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.2225 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-de11-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_209694

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