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Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills

Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Recommened as a laxative treatment for disorders of stomach, liver, and bowels.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Date made
c. 1906-1908
Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (container material)
vegetable (overall active ingredients)
overall: 5.3 cm x 3 cm x 1.7 cm; 2 1/16 in x 1 3/16 in x 11/16 in
overall: 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mario Cassinelli, Jr.
Blood & Liver Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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