Balm-O'-Sheba (Therapogen)

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Germicide; Deodorizer ; For dressing wounds, douching, gargle or mouthwash, enemas, bathing, spraying. Invaluable for Sore throat, catarrh, fever blisters, mouth ulcers, bleeding gums, bad breath and teeth, running sores, wounds, cuts, burns, bites and stings, eczema, ringworm, hives, itch, prickly heat, body parasites, perspirative odors, piles, leucorrheoa, and infectious discharges.,
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1910s
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
aromatic terpene thymol compound (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 16% (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
cork (container material)
aqua destillata, 62% (drug active ingredient)
overall: 6 9/16 in x 2 7/16 in x 2 in; 16.66875 cm x 6.19125 cm x 5.08 cm
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accession number
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Credit Line
Gift of Robert Grodanz, David's Pharmacy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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