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Rubinat Condal Spring Water

Rubinat Condal Spring Water

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: Used in the greatest service in cases of difficult digestion, chronic indigestion, costiveness, jaundice, affections of the liver and spleen, congestion of the brain, apoplectic attacks, diseases of the uterus, all forms of tetter and cutaneous diseases, excessive corpulence, and hemorrhoids, and in the treatment of all gouty disorders
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1910
Rubinat Company
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
place made
Spain: Catalonia, Barcelona
Physical Description
glass bottle (overall packaging material)
sulphate of soda (drug active ingredients)
sulphate of postash (drug active ingredients)
sulphate of magnesia (drug active ingredients)
sulphate of lime (drug active ingredients)
sodium (drug active ingredients)
silica (drug active ingredients)
alumina (drug active ingredients)
ferric oxide (drug active ingredients)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 26.67 cm x 6.6675 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
Mineral Water
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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