DeWitt's Creosant Troches

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For coughs due to colds, also soothing for minor bronchial and throat irritations associated with common colds
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1940
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
E. C. DeWitt and Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
ammonia chloride (drug active ingredients)
benzocaine (drug active ingredients)
soda benzoate (drug active ingredients)
guaiacol carbonate (drug active ingredients)
wild cherry (drug active ingredients)
licorice root (drug active ingredients)
creosote (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
Measurements
overall: 2 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 6.6675 cm x 8.255 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.007
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.007
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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