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Seidlitz Powders

Seidlitz Powders

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: In high estimation for indigestion, heartburn, sick headache, bilious affections, etc., and if used regularly will form a mild and gentle cathartic. Superior to any medicine of the kind in use and yet possessing all the medical virtues of the celebrated Seidlitz Springs in Germany.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
maker
Meyer Brothers Drug Company
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Measurements
overall: 4.1 cm x 11.2 cm x 8.4 cm; 1 5/8 in x 4 7/16 in x 3 5/16 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 11.43 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
1979.0798.360
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.360
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
subject
Laxatives
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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