Fluid Extract Cascara Sagrada U.S.P.

Fluid Extract Cascara Sagrada U.S.P.

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a tonic and cathartic. It is recommended in the treatment of habitual constipation, especially in those cases in which atony [flaccidity] of the stomach and bowels is a feature.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
date made
ca 1920
maker
Eli Lilly and Company
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
cork (stopper material)
wax (stopper material)
paper (label material)
alcohol, 24 percent (drug active ingredients)
cascara sagrada (Rhamnus Purshiana) (drug active ingrdients)
Measurements
overall: 7 5/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
1979.0798.030
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.030
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
subject
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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