Jayne's Expectorant for Coughs

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For coughs due to colds
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
Dr. D. Jayne and Son
Physical Description
alcohol 15% (drug active ingredients)
ammonium chloride .045gm (drug active ingredients)
sodium salicylate .090gm (drug active ingredients)
licorice .045gm (drug active ingredients)
fl. ext. ipecac .009gm (drug active ingredients)
fl. ext. senega .027gm (drug active ingredients)
fl. ext. cascara .045gm (drug active ingredients)
acetate of squills .036mn (drug active ingredients)
aromatics (drug active ingredients)
box: 5 5/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 13.6525 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. James Harvey Young
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