S.S.S. Tonic

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
To help build energy - rich red blood. Helps build back blood power fast in cases of simple iron-deficiency anemia -- iron starved blood. Brings fast relief from tired, run-down feeling so common with simple iron and B-vitamin deficiences.
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Object Name
otc preparation
vitamin product
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
ca 1960
S.S.S. Company
Physical Description
niacinamide, 20.0 mg (drug active ingredients)
thiamine (B1), 5.0 mg (drug active ingredients)
riboflavin (B3), 2.4 mg (drug active ingredients)
cyanocobalamine (B12), 0.6 mg (drug active ingredients)
queen's delight (Stillingia sylvatica) (drug active ingredients)
swamp sumac (Rhus vernix) (drug active ingredients)
sumac (Rhus glabra) (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
metal (container material)
overall: 7 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 7.9375 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
United States: Georgia, Atlanta
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & 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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