Dr. Kilmer's Swamp Root


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A diuretic for the kidneys and a mild laxative. "Swamp-Root" tends to promote the flow of urine thereby aiding the kidneys in their necessary work of eliminating waste matter.

Date Made: after 1963

Maker: Kilmer & Co., Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Plainview

Subject: Kidney & Urinary DrugsLaxatives


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Credit Line: Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0798.001Accession Number: 1979.0798Catalog Number: 1979.0798.001

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: alcohol 10% (drug active ingredients)buchu leaves (drug active ingredients)scullcap leaves (drug active ingredients)golden seal root (drug active ingredients)colombo root (drug active ingredients)valerian root (drug active ingredients)cinnamon (drug active ingredients)oil of juniper (drug active ingredients)oil of birch (drug active ingredients)balsam copaiba (drug active ingredients)balsam tolu (drug active ingredients)venice turpentine (drug active ingredients)peppermint herb (drug active ingredients)rhubarb root (drug active ingredients)mandrake root (drug active ingredients)sassafras (drug active ingredients)cape aloes (drug active ingredients)Measurements: box: 7 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 18.7325 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.81 cmbottle: 7 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 18.415 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.4925 cm

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Record Id: nmah_714581

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