DeWitt's Pills

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A diuretic stimulant for the kidneys. Promotes the flow of urine. Intended to relieve sluggish flow of urine caused by non-functional disturbances.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1950
Reid Drugstore
E. C. DeWitt and Company
Physical Description
potash nitrate (drug active ingredients)
uva ursi (drug active ingredients)
buchu (drug active ingredients)
methylene blue (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
cardboard (container material)
overall: 10.4 cm x 4.3 cm x 3.1 cm; 4 1/8 in x 1 11/16 in x 1 1/4 in
box: 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
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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