What Does Scott’s Emulsion Original Treat?
Scott’s Emulsion Original is a cod liver oil-based food supplement that supports a child’s brain health, immune system and physical growth, according to Scott’s. Made for children 1 year and older, it contains Omega-3, calcium, and vitamins A and D, and can be taken daily with honey, milk or syrup.
As of 2015, the recommended dosage of Scott’s Emulsion Original for children ages 1 to 3 years is 5 milliliters once a day, and for ages 4 to 8 years, the dosage is 15 milliliters once a day, states Scott’s. For children older than 9 years, the recommended dosage is 15 milliliters three times a day.
Alfred B.Scott and Samuel W. Bowne created the product in the 1870s, and it became a popular vitamin supplement in the United States during the 1920s, according to the company website.