Cascasweet

Cascasweet

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
c. 1900
maker
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)
Measurements
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
2004.3012.02
catalog number
2004.3012.02
nonaccession number
2004.3012
Credit Line
Gift of Ben Posen
subject
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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