Bon-Opto

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Healing, soothing, cooling, non-irritating and cleansing for the eyes
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
maker
Valma's Drug Company
Physical Description
chloretone (drug active ingredients)
zinc sulphate (drug active ingredients)
sodium chloride (drug active ingredients)
boric acid (drug active ingredients)
menthe poivree (drug active ingredients)
camphre de menthe (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 3 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1.75 cm; 9.525 cm x 4.445 cm x 11/16 in
bottle: 3 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 8.255 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
metal cup: 1 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.54 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Rochester
ID Number
MG*293320.1185
catalog number
293320.1185
accession number
293320
subject
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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