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Wampole's Pulverous Pills, Cascara Sagrada Extract, 3 Grains

Wampole's Pulverous Pills, Cascara Sagrada Extract, 3 Grains

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a laxative, especially valuable in habitual constipation [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition, 1926]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
date made
1905-1930
maker
Henry K. Wampole and Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
cascara sagrada, extract, 3 gr. (drug active ingredients)
glass (overall material)
cork (lid material)
paper (labels material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 2 in x 2 in; 16.51 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
2002.0138.127
catalog number
2002.0138.127
accession number
2002.0138
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Grodanz, David's Pharmacy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
subject
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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