Percy Medicine was formulated to help provide relief of upset stomach, diarrhea, nausea, heartburn, and fullness due to overindulgence with food or drink. Percy Medicine helps firm the stool, reduce the number of bowel movements, and provide fast acting relief.
History – In 1898 Albert Percy who was an baby at the time was traveling with his family from New York to their new home in Waco, Texas. Along the way he developed an upset stomach. The family stopped in Kentucky where his father found a doctor who offered a liquid remedy. Very soon, Baby Percy was feeling much better. After arriving in Waco, Albert's father asked a pharmacist to prepare the Kentucky recipe to help the baby with another bout of upset stomach symptoms. The results were so good that druggist W. S. Merrick asked Albert's father to join him in creating a product called Baby Percy Medicine. The company was officially born on January 1, 1904 and continues making the elixir to this day. It is still mixed and bottled by hand at a factory in Waco, Texas with its secret formula to help provide relief of upset stomach, diarrhea, and nausea.
Percy Medicine is mixed and bottled by hand and contains a secret formula of bismuth subsalicylate, alcohol, calcium hydroxide, potassium carbonate, rhubarb extract, sugar, cinnamon, and orange flavoring.