Aqua Drin

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
As an aid in the relief of discomfort due to nasal congestion resulting from simple colds, hay fever, dust, or smoky atmosphere
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1945
Reid Drugstore
McKesson and Robbins
Physical Description
ethyl alcohol, 0.48 minims per fluid ounce (drug active ingredients)
ephedrine alkaloid, 1% (weight to volume) (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
acetoxy mercuri 4 (drug active ingredients)
beta-ethyl-hexyl-phenol sulfonic acid (drug active ingredients)
lactic acid (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
metal (container material)
plastic (container material)
glass (container material)
box: 3 3/8 in x 3 in x 1 in; 8.5725 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 2 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 7.3025 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
eye dropper: 3 in x 7/8 in; 7.62 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold 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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