Three Tonic Cough Syrup

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Highly recommended for coughs, colds, hoarseness and bronchial affections. It contains effective medicinal properties which act as a tonic and enables the system to prevail over diseases.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
American Laboratories
Physical Description
alcohol 10% (drug active ingredients)
syrup of white pine and tar mentholated (drug active ingredients)
hypophosphites (drug active ingredients)
cod liver oil (drug active ingredients)
box: 7 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 19.3675 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 7 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 18.415 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: Virginia, Richmond
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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