Dewitt's Compound Iron Tonic Pills

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.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1935
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)
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
accession number
catalog number
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Health & Medicine
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Balm of America
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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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