Dr. Charles Meyer Purgative Mandrake Pellets

Dr. Charles Meyer Purgative Mandrake Pellets

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: cathartic
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
Meyers, Charles
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Macungie
Physical Description
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
cork (stopper material)
podophyllin, 1/4 grain to each pellet (drug active ingredient)
overall: 6 cm x 1.5 cm; 2 3/8 in x 9/16 in
vial: 2 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 5.715 cm x 1.27 cm
cylinder: 2 1/2 in x 5/8 in; 6.35 cm x 1.5875 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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