Sherman's Headache Cure

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For headaches, neuralgia, insomnia
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1906
after 1906
Orator F. Woodward
Physical Description
acetanilid, 2 grains (drug active ingredients)
overall: 5.25 cm x 1.5 cm; 2 1/16 in x 9/16 in
overall: 2 in x 5/8 in; x 5.08 cm x 1.5875 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Le Roy
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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