Pursang Laxative Pills

Pursang Laxative Pills

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Promotes intestinal activity without griping
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made
Associated Name
Tupper's Pharmacy
McKesson and Robbins
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
brown cardboard box (overall material)
green glass bottle (overall material)
aloin, strychnine, p. e. belladonna leaves, p. e. cascara sagrada, powd. lpecac (drug active ingredients)
overall: 7.7 cm x 3.2 cm x 3.1 cm; 3 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in
bottle: 2 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 2.2225 cm
box: 3 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 3.175 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
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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