Hance Blackberry Mixture

Hance Blackberry Mixture

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The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For relaxed conditions of the bowels (diarrhea)
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1950
Associated Name
Tupper's Pharmacy
Hance Brothers and White Company
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
glass bottle (overall packaging material)
alcohol 2% (drug active ingredients)
tannic acid (drug active ingredients)
benzoic acid (drug active ingredients)
blackberry concentrate (genuine fruit) (drug active ingredients)
blackberry root (drug active ingredients)
cinnamon (drug active ingredients)
nutmegs (drug active ingredients)
cloves (drug active ingredients)
caramel color (drug active ingredients)
overall: 4 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
Diarrhea Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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