The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A palliative or relief for coughs, colds, spasmodic croup, hoarseness, whooping cough, sore throat.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
S. C. Wells and Company
Physical Description
chloroform, 2 1/2 minims per oz. (drug active ingredients)
oil of tar (drug active ingredients)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
extract lobella (drug active ingredients)
extract licorice (drug active ingredients)
terpia hydrate (drug active ingredients)
glycerine (drug active ingredients)
overall: 6 in x 5 in x 5 7/8 in; 15.24 cm x 12.7 cm x 14.9225 cm
box, each: 6 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle, each: 5 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Le Roy
Canada: Ontario, Toronto
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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