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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A vegetable corrective for regulating the stomach and bowels of infants and children. For diarrhoea, Dysentary, Summer Complaints, Constipation, Worms, Convulsions, Teething, Wind Colic, Vomiting of Sour Curd, Mal-Assimilation of Food, Sour Stomach, Feverishness, and Want of Sleep.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
c. 1900
E. C. DeWitt and Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
wormseed (drug active ingredients)
cascara (drug active ingredients)
rhubarb (drug active ingredients)
pumpkin seed (drug active ingredients)
alex. senna (drug active ingredients)
rochelle salts (drug active ingredients)
anise seed (drug active ingredients)
bicarbonate soda (drug active ingredients)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
wintergreen (drug active ingredients)
horehound (drug active ingredients)
aromatic sugar syrup (drug active ingredients)
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 15.5575 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Credit Line
Gift of Ben Posen
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
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National Museum of American History
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