DeWitt's D. & C. Expectorant

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For coughs due to colds, and soothing for minor bronchial and throat irritations caused by colds.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1940
maker
E. C. DeWitt and Company
Physical Description
alcohol 9% (drug active ingredients)
ammonia chloride (drug active ingredients)
benzocaine (drug active ingredients)
ephedrine hydrochloride (drug active ingredients)
soda benzoate (drug active ingredients)
licorice (drug active ingredients)
glycerine (drug active ingredients)
glass (overall material)
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (lid material)
paper (label material)
Measurements
box: 5 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.0175 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
1979.0798.080
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.080
subject
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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