Foley Cathartic Tablets

Foley Cathartic Tablets

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
An excellent medicine for billiousness caused by constipation. A wholesome and thoroughly cleansing cathartic for the relief of constipation and its ill-effects.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
ca 1930s
Sherman Pharmacy
Foley and Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
glass (container material)
blue flag (drug active ingredients)
podophyllum resin (drug active ingredients)
cascara sagrada (drug active ingredients)
aloin (drug active ingredients)
jimson weed (drug active ingredients)
cork (container material)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
box: 1 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 in x 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 7.9375 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.5875 cm
bottle: 2 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 6.985 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
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Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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