Sa-Tan-Ic Medicine & Manufacturing Co.

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The Sa-Tan-Ic Medicine and Manufacturing Co. (or Sa-Tanic-Ic Medicine Co.) was a Wichita, Kansas-based patent medicine manufacturer, incorporated on 24 December 1915 by W. W. Daniels and B. A. McGaugh to produce and distribute the company's namesake product Sa-Tan-Ic, a laxative and generic remedy for associated complaints.

Sa-Tan-Ic Products


  • 1914: Prior to incorporation, Sa-Tan-Ic Tonic was sold through Daniels & McGaugh's drug store at 109 West Douglas, Wichita, Kansas
  • 1915: 324 Butts Bldg., Wichita, Kansas
  • 1928: 930 N. Main St., Wichita, Kansas
  • 1970: 1540 North Old Manor, Wichita, Kansas

The company also was engaged in manufacturing their products in Mena, Arkansas and Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Press Coverage


  • The company put on free medicine shows in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma in the 1930s, including acts the likes of Mell-O-Hath's, the Sa-Tan-Ic Players.
  • ~ 1956: The Sa-Tan-Ic Medicine Co. of Wichita, Kan., transferred to the Sa-Tan-Ic Medicine and Mfg. Corp. of Mena, Arkansas certain rights to the trademarked image of "Satan standing on a world aflame", 109134. See: List of Registrants of Trademarks, Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office (v. 707, June 1956), "Sa-Tan-Ic Medicine Co., Wichita, Kans., to The Sa-Tan-Ic Medicine and Mfg. Corp., Mena, Ark. 109,134, ren. 3-21-56. Cl. 18.",
  • Listed as a member of the United Medicine Manufacturers of America, a patent medicine trade association that lobbied against increasing the powers of the F.D.A. and changes to the Pure Food and Drugs Act.