Eckman's Alterative

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For all throat and lung diseases including bronchitis, bronchial catarrh, asthma, hay fever, coughs and colds, catarrh of the stomach and bowels, and tuberculosis (consumption)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
maker
Eckman Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
alcohol 12% (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 7 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 18.7325 cm x 9.525 cm x 4.7625 cm
bottle: 6 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 6.985 cm x 3.4925 cm
cork: 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 1.905 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
MG*293320.1293
catalog number
293320.1293
accession number
293320
subject
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma 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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