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Object ID Number:
PH219
Object Name:
Syrup of Ambrozoin
Manufactured from:
1880
Manufactured to:
1930
Description / History:
Syrup of Ambrozoin (6oz.)
Produced by American Apothecaries Company, Long Island City, NY

Utilized for the symptomatic relief of coughs and throat irritations typically seen with colds.

Ingredients:
One–quarter grain (16 mg) of ammonium chloride, one–tenth grain (6 mg) each of terpin hydrate, potassium carbonate and sulfate. Together with guaicol menthol, sanguinaria, sodium benzoate and menthol in a glycerin–alcohol–syrup base, pleasantly flavored with oleorsins and oils. Contains no narcotic or habit–forming drugs. 6% alcohol by volume.

Dosage
For adults: one to two teaspoons, every two hours until cough is allayed and breathing discomfort lessened
For children: 2–4 years of age, 10–15 drops; 4–6 years of age, one–half teaspoon; 6–10 years of age, one teaspoon every two hours.

Syrup of Ambrozen bottle is a clear glass bottle stained over time by the dark brown color of the syrup formulation. Bottle contains black metal screw–top cap.

Set of two (2) bottles
Dimensions:
H–6.5 W–1.5 L–2.5 inches
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