Dr. John Bull's Celebrated Pills


The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:

A laxative, purgative, tonic, alterative; stimulates liver and bowel functions; tones up the stomach, enriches the blood. For constipation, biliousness, sick headache, disordered sour stomach, torpid liver, loss of appetite, coated tongue, bad breath, dizziness, sallow skin, impure blood, poor blood, periodical complaints of females, and other functional stomach, liver, bowel disorders.

Date Made: after 1906

Maker: A. C. Meyer and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

Subject: Indigestion & Nausea DrugsWomen's Health ProductsTonics, Minerals & VitaminsLaxativesBlood & Liver DrugsCollection: G.E. Damon CollectionSubject: Women's Health


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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-10413.21Catalog Number: M-10413.02Accession Number: 246707

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

Measurements: overall: 5.6 cm x 2 cm; 2 3/16 in x 13/16 inoverall: 2 1/4 in x 1 in; x 5.715 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-58ba-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_716535

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