Kof-Ade for Coughs

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For coughs due to colds
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
after 1938
Sherman Pharmacy
Radio Drugs
Physical Description
cardboard (box material)
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
chloroform (drug active ingredients)
sassafras (drug active ingredients)
bloodroot (drug active ingredients)
balm gilead (drug active ingredients)
spikenard (drug active ingredients)
ammonia chloride (drug active ingredients)
cayenne pepper (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
wild cherry (drug active ingredients)
white pine (drug active ingredients)
syrup (drug active ingredients)
box: 5 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 14.605 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 in x 2 in x 7/8 in; 12.7 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
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Medicine and Science: 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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