The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
An aid in the relief of the discomfort of simple sore throats and minor bronchial irritations due to simple colds
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
after 1938
Sherman Pharmacy
McKesson and Robbins
Physical Description
cardboard (box material)
ethyl alcohol (drug active ingredients)
chloroform (drug active ingredients)
potassium guaiacolsulfonate (drug active ingredients)
cocillana bark (drug active ingredients)
senega root (drug active ingredients)
senna leaves (drug active ingredients)
ammonium chloride (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
box: 4 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 11.7475 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 4 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
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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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