Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets

Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: laxative, cathartic
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
Pierce's Proprietaries, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
Physical Description
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
cork (stopper material)
stramonium, 1/6000 grain (drug active ingredient)
podophyllin (drug active ingredient)
resin jalap (drug active ingredient)
aloin (drug active ingredient)
box: 7.4 cm x 2.4 cm x 2.4 cm; 2 15/16 in x 15/16 in x 15/16 in
vial: 6.6 cm x 1.2 cm; 2 5/8 in x 1/2 in
box: 7/8 in x 3 in x 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.2225 cm
vial: 2 5/8 in x 1/2 in; x 6.6675 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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