Dr. Whetzel's Powder

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For temporary relief of the paroxysms of asthma
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1938
Reid Drugstore
Myers Laboratories
Physical Description
stramonium leaves (powdered), 42.02% (drug active ingredients)
lobelia herb (powdered) (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
overall: 8.7 cm x 6 cm x 5.5 cm; 3 7/16 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/16 in
overall: 3 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 6.0325 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Warren
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
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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