Meritol Hy-Pep-Sen


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For the stomach indigestion and as a tonic to the digestive tract. Intended to assist nature in restoring the organs of the digestive tract to their natural functions.

Date Made: 1918-1938

Maker: The Meritol Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York CityUnited States: Iowa, Des MoinesUnited States: Iowa, Decorah

Subject: Tonics, Minerals & VitaminsIndigestion & Nausea DrugsLaxatives


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


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Credit Line: Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0798.020Accession Number: 1979.0798Catalog Number: 1979.0798.020

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

Physical Description: alcohol 18% (drug active ingredients)hydrastis (drug active ingredients)pepsin (drug active ingredients)senna (drug active ingredients)Measurements: box: 8 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 22.225 cm x 6.985 cm x 5.3975 cmbottle: 8 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 in; 20.955 cm x 6.985 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_715875

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