Dewitt's Baby Cough Syrup

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For infants' and children's coughs due to colds
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1950
E. C. DeWitt and Company
Physical Description
cardboard (container packaging material)
glass (container packaging material)
ammonium chloride (drug active ingredients)
licorice (drug active ingredients)
benzoic acid (drug active ingredients)
glycerine (drug active ingredients)
oil anise (drug active ingredients)
box: 5 5/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
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 Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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