The museum will be open Fridays through Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Sept. 25. Reserve your free timed-entry pass and review our latest visitor safety guidelines.

Pluto Water

Pluto Water

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Purgative, laxative
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1948
after 1938
French Lick Springs Hotel Company
Place Made
United States: Indiana, French Lick
Physical Description
silica (drug active ingredients)
iron and aluminum oxides (drug active ingredients)
ammonium chloride (drug active ingredients)
potassium chloride (drug active ingredients)
sodium chloride (drug active ingredients)
magnesium sulphate (drug active ingredients)
sodium sulphate (drug active ingredients)
calcium sulphate (drug active ingredients)
calcium carbonate (drug active ingredients)
overall: 8 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 20.955 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Mineral Water
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object