Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills

Description:

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

Laxative

Date Made: ca 1950

Collection: Reid DrugstoreMaker: W. H. Comstock Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, MorristownCanada: Ontarian, Brockville

Subject: Laxatives

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Balm of America, Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Blanche E. Reid

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0351.111Accession Number: 1984.0351Catalog Number: 1984.0351.111

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

Physical Description: podophyllum (drug active ingredients)cascara (drug active ingredients)belladonna (drug active ingredients)cardboard (container material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 5.3975 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-856f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_737812

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