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Partola, the Antiseptic Mint Laxative

Partola, the Antiseptic Mint Laxative

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Antiseptic laxitive
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Date made
After 1919
Associated Name
Sherman Pharmacy
Partola Products Co.
place made
United States: New Jersey, Jersey City
Physical Description
tin (box material)
overall: 7 cm x 4.7 cm x 2.2 cm; 2 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 7/8 in
overall: 7/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 in; 2.2225 cm x 6.6675 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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