Pursang Laxative Pills


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Promotes intestinal activity without griping

Date Made: 1930s

Associated Name: Tupper's PharmacyMaker: McKesson and Robbins

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Laxatives


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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0698.030Accession Number: 1980.0698Catalog Number: 1980.0698.030

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

Physical Description: brown cardboard box (overall material)green glass bottle (overall material)aloin, strychnine, p. e. belladonna leaves, p. e. cascara sagrada, powd. lpecac (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 7.7 cm x 3.2 cm x 3.1 cm; 3 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 inbottle: 2 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 2.2225 cmbox: 3 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 3.175 cm x 3.175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-294d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_715814

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