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Inner-Aid Laxative

Inner-Aid Laxative

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Laxative
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Drugs
date made
ca 1950
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
maker
Inner-Aid Medicine Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
Physical Description
cardboard (box material)
aloe (drug active ingredients)
sodium sulphate (drug active ingredients)
cascara sagrada (drug active ingredients)
buckthorn (drug active ingredients)
senna (drug active ingredients)
sodium phosphate (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 8 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 21.9075 cm x 7.9375 cm x 3.81 cm
bottle: 8 5/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 21.1455 cm x 6.985 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
1985.0460.057
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.057
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
subject
Laxatives
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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