Cascasweet

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For your baby for diarrhea, dysentery, summer complaints, constipation, worms, convulsions, teething, wind colic, vomiting of sour curd, mal-assimilation of food, sour stomach, feverishness and want of sleep
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
1908-1918
associated date
1906
maker
E. C. DeWitt and Company
Physical Description
grain alcohol 5% (drug active ingredients)
wormseed (drug active ingredients)
cascara (drug active ingredients)
rhubarb (drug active ingredients)
pumpkin seed (drug active ingredients)
alex senna (drug active ingredients)
rochelle salts (drug active ingredients)
anise seed (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 15.7 cm x 5.5 cm x 3 cm; 6 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in
box: 6 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 5.3975 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 3/4 in x 2 in x 1 in; 14.605 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
MG*M-10766 [dup9]
catalog number
M-10766
accession number
256193
subject
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
Laxatives
Diarrhea Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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