Beck's Great Indian Liniment

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The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For rheumatism, neuralgia, sprains, bruises, pains in the side and chest, swelled joints, headache, sore and weak eyes, catarrh, poisonous bites, headache, colic, dyspepsia, cholera morbus, cramps, colds, diarrhea, dysentery, fever and ague, sore throat, kidney affections
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Date made
ca 1900
Beck's Manufacturing Company
Place Made
United States: Virginia, Staunton
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
cork (container material)
overall: 6 3/8 in x 1 11/16 in x 1 in; 16.1925 cm x 4.28625 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Diarrhea Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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