The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For control of congestion in nasal areas, analgesic and vaso constrictor
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1940
Reid Drugstore
LaFayette Pharmaceutical Dist. Company
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (overall material)
paper (inside material)
Ephedrine Hydrochloride, 1/3%-1/2% (drug active ingredients)
Sodium cloride, menthol with chlorbutanol, 3/4% (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
thymol (drug active ingredients)
benzocaine (drug active ingredients)
box: 3 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 9.8425 cm x 3.175 cm x 1.905 cm
tube: 3 5/8 in x 1 in; 9.2075 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: Indiana, Lafayette
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Botanical Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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