The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Treatment for Mucosity (abnormal, excessive mucous secretions). An alkaline cleansing solution for soothing mucous membranes. Glyco-Thymoline, used with spray, nasal douche or as a gargle, acts to detach and help remove sticky, mucous accumulations from nasal and throat passages. Also suggested as a soothing, cleansing, non-irritating solution for feminine hygiene, oral hygiene, babies' simple skin irritations, minor burns, poison ivy, sunburn, and chapping.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
ca 1950
Sherman Pharmacy
Kress & Owen Company
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
alcohol, 4% (drug active ingredients)
sodium benzoate (drug active ingredients)
sodium bi-carbonate (drug active ingredients)
borax (drug active ingredients)
sodium salicylate (drug active ingredients)
eucalyptol (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
oil sweet birch (drug active ingredients)
oil pini pumilionis (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
metal (container material)
paper (container material)
box: 8 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 21.2725 cm x 9.2075 cm x 6.35 cm
bottle: 7 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 20.0025 cm x 8.5725 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Middletown
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Beauty and Health
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feminine Care
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feminine Care
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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