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HOMEMADE COUGH DROPS. A RECIPE MOTHERS SHOULD KEEP. Cough drops suitable for both children and adults can easily and quickly be prepared at home by pouring a few drops of bitrate of tar un a d'tunp of sugar. Let this dissolve slowly in the 'mouth, and as it dissolves so the healing and soothing virtues of the pine tar will penetrate to every part of the throat, chest, and lungs. .Birate of Tar is useful in many different ailments, and it is no wonder chemists are experiencing' difficulty in meeting the demand. Hali'f a teaspckmful poured into a- bowl of water produces- a healing vapour which, when inhalted, gives relief in cases ■ of cold in the head, bronchitis, asthma, "etc.. while it is well-known.' that .2ozs. of bitrate of tar, Bozs. of sugar, and half-pint of K'ot water pro T duce nearly a pint of cough syrup superior to the ready made mixtures composed of harmful drugs, and at.less cost. Make a syrup by dissolving the sugar in the hot water, and then add the bitrate of tar. Stir well, and 1 when cold it is ready for use. [' The, pleasant flavour and' aroma of this home-lnade cough syrup make it very" acceptable to children, to whom it may be safely given. 5 208

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9605, 9 May 1919

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9605, 9 May 1919