Early 1900s Laxative Boxes


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Here are two really cool matchbook type boxes from around 1910. One is E.M. Grove's Bromo Quinine Laxative put out by Paris Medicine Co in St. Louis. It is actually to cure colds, chills and headache via laxative! It says to take a "sufficient amount to keep the bowels open until the cold is gone". Hmmmm..... It is an empty box, 2 x 1.5 x .5".

The second box is Blakes Herb Tablets, a "mild and effective laxative and kidney and liver regulator". It was made by International Drug Co in Boston. It is recommended for constipation, indigestion, Rhuematism, headache, nueralgia, loss of appetite, pimples, colds and more, including symptoms of Malaria! It is 2.75 x 1.75 x .75".

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