Uncle Ben Jo's Bell Tongue Syrup

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
A blood purifier, purgative, diuretic alterative, cures all liver, stomach, bowels and kidney diseases, nervous debility, dropsy, scrofula, salt rheum, all skin diseases, worms, gravel and other bladder diseases, ague, cough, cold, heart disease, rheumatism, asthma, bilious and intermittent fevers, jaundice, chronic diarrhea, flatulency, internal inflammation, erysipelas, constipation, dyspepsia, brain diseases, vertigo or dizziness, gout, lumbago, leuccorrhea and all female diseases, epilepsy, swollen feet and limbs, boils, tumors, tetters, scaldhead, ringworm, ulcers and general debility
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
ca 1880
F. Rumsey Gridley
overall: 4 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Blood & Liver Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Diarrhea Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Women's Health Products
Balm of America
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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