The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Food tonic. A concentrated nutrient with tonic properties. It is very easily digested and absorbed and is recommended as an effective means of reinforcing the daily diet of aneamic and convalescent patients, including children, and in cases of weakness and exhaustion from overwork or illness.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1913
Bauer Chemical Company
Physical Description
pure milk protein 95% (drug active ingredients)
sodium glycerophosphate 5% (drug active ingredients)
overall: 10.9 cm x 4.7 cm x 4.7 cm; 4 5/16 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in
overall: 5 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 6.0325 cm x 6.0325 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
United States: New York, Oneonta
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
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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