Blue Ridge Pure Castor Oil

Blue Ridge Pure Castor Oil

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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 purgative [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition, 1926]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920
maker
Blue Ridge Chemical Corp'n.
place made
United States: Virginia, Rocky Mount
Physical Description
castor oil (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
cork (stopper material)
paper (label material)
wax (stopper material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
2004.3012.18
nonaccession number
2004.3012
catalog number
2004.3012.18
Credit Line
Gift of Ben Posen
subject
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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