Brooks' Baby Balm

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
A soothing quiet remedy to regulate the stomach and bowels of infants and children. For teething troubles, summer complaint, diarrhea and constipation. A laxative, sedative, digestive, neutralizing, aromatic, and antiseptic. Equally effectual for diarrheas and bowel troubles in adults.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
maker
William Brooks Medicine Company
Physical Description
alcohol 11% (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 14.5 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm; 5 11/16 in x 1 15/16 in x in
box: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 14.605 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 5 1/8 in x 2 in x 7/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.2225 cm
Place Made
United States: Arkansas, Russellville
ID Number
MG*M-10414.05
catalog number
M-10414
accession number
246707
subject
Diarrhea Drugs
Laxatives
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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