Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription Tablets

Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription Tablets

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Description
For the relief of chronic weaknesses and complaints peculiar to females.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
date made
ca 1920
maker
World's Dispensary Medical Association
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
Canada: Ontarian, Fort Erie
Physical Description
lady slipper root (drug component active ingredients)
unicorn root (drug component active ingredients)
viburnum (drug component active ingredients)
blue cohosh root (drug component active ingredients)
oregon grape root (drug component active ingredients)
black cohosh root (drug component active ingredients)
paper (packaging material)
glass (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 cm x 4 cm x 4 cm; 3 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 9/16 in
box: 3 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 4.1275 cm x 4.1275 cm
bottle: 2 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.3025 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
1981.0219.093
accession number
1981.0219
catalog number
1981.0219.093
Credit Line
Gift of Robert J. Locurto
subject
Women's Health Products
Women's Health
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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