Mendenhall's Malaria Chill and Fever Tonic

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For malaria chills and fever
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
after 1938
Myers Laboratories
Physical Description
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
metal (container material)
alcohol, 1 1/2% (drug active ingredients)
quinine sulphate (drug active ingredients)
glycerine (drug active ingredients)
licorice (drug active ingredients)
yerba santa (drug active ingredients)
box: 5 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 14.605 cm x 6.0325 cm x 6.0325 cm
bottle: 4 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 11.43 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Warren
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Fever & Chill Drugs
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
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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