As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are temporarily closed. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our website and social media.

Herbitol (Goff's)

Herbitol (Goff's)

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For heartburn; gas belching; sour stomach; flatulence; laxative for constipation and inactive bowels
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
maker
S. B. Goff and Sons Company
Place Made
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Physical Description
alcohol 12.5% (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 8 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 20.955 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.445 cm
bottle: 7 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
MG.M-10426.35
catalog number
M-10426
accession number
246707
subject
Laxatives
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
G.E. Damon Collection
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Note: Comment submission on our collection pages is temporarily unavailable. Please check back soon!

If you have a question or require a personal response, please visit our FAQ or contact page.