Clinton's Cough Remedy

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For coughs, colds, croup, and all diseases leading to consumption
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
Hallock-Denton Company
Physical Description
alcohol 9% (drug active ingredients)
heroin 1/8 gr. (drug active ingredients)
chloroform 3 3/4 m. per oz. (drug active ingredients)
wild cherry (drug active ingredients)
blood root (drug active ingredients)
hyoscyamus (drug active ingredients)
box: 6 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.4925 cm
bottle: 7 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 18.415 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.175 cm
Place Made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

11/12/2016 9:55:38 PM
james griffin
I own the exact product. Bottle is full and the box is good condition. I also have the papers from inside in perfect condition. Would like to know if there is anymore history on this, that you can send me. Would greatly appreciate it. Thank You Mr. James Griffin.
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