May's Liver Pills

May's Liver Pills

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For relief of temporary constipation and the minor symptoms caused by this condition.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
maker
Almay
May Drug Company
place made
United States: California, Oakland
Physical Description
wood (container material)
paper (label material)
aloin (drug active ingredient)
extract colocynth (drug active ingredient)
extract cascara (drug active ingredient)
ipecac (drug active ingredient)
Measurements
overall: 7.2 cm x 1.9 cm; 2 13/16 in x 3/4 in
overall: 2 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
2008.0018.084
catalog number
2008.0018.084
accession number
2008.0018
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
subject
Laxatives
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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