Lavoris Healing Antiseptic

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The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
Astringent, Antiseptic and Deodorant. Lavoris as a mouth wash for daily use is eminiently benefisical, it is healing and hardens the gums, purifies the breath and tones the entire oral cavity. Catarrh, bad breath. Phyorrhea, Alveolaris, or Insterstitial Gingivitis. Bleeding gums. Spongy gums. After Extraction. Daily Mouth Wash. Local tonic and promotes the flow of saliva, thereby increasing the alkalinity of the oral fluid. Sore throat or tonsilitis. Canker or sore mouth. Cuts or wounds. Burns or scalds. Douche.
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Lavoris Chemical Company
place made
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
alcohol, 3% (drug active ingredients)
zinc chloride, 2.191 per liter (drug active ingredients)
menthol, 0.568 per liter (drug active ingredients)
ol. cassia zyl., 1.365 per liter (drug active ingredients)
saccharin, 0.374 per liter (drug active ingredients)
ol. caryophyl, 0.311 per liter (drug active ingredients)
formaldehyde (drug active ingredients)
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 15.5575 cm x 5.715 cm
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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