The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Healing, soothing, cooling, non-irritating and cleansing for the eyes
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
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)
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
catalog number
accession number
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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