Dewitt's Compound Iron Tonic Pills

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: To increase the reserve stock of iron and to improve nutrition. They are also a stomachic tonic and by their stimulating action improve the appetite and digestion in nervous dyspepsia.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1935
maker
E. C. DeWitt and Company
Physical Description
cardboard box (overall packaging material)
brown glass bottle (overall packaging material)
iron (drug active ingredients)
gaduol (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 10.2 cm x 4.2 cm x 3.2 cm; 4 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in
overall: 1 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 10.4775 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 3 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 9.525 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1980.0698.052
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.052
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Health & Medicine
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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 from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Melfi, Jr./Tupper's Drug Store
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