The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For common sore throat and coughs due to colds and throat irritations. Very valuable to singers and speakers. Quickly relieves thoat irritation due to smoking.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
ca 1930s
Sherman Pharmacy
Reese Chemical Company
Physical Description
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
metal (container material)
laxative plant drug (drug active ingredients)
calcium carbonate (drug active ingredients)
sulphate (drug active ingredients)
capsicum (drug active ingredients)
box: 5 1/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.335 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 4 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 11.7475 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
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