The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: To increase the red blood cells and hemoglobin by furnishing a promptly absorbable and non-irritant form of food iron, and to act as a general reconstructive by virtue of its albuminoid element.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1938
Palisade Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
alcohol 17% (drug active ingredients)
iron (drug active ingredients)
nucleoproteins (drug active ingredients)
proteins (drug active ingredients)
box: 8 in x 3 in x 3 in; 20.32 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
bottle: 7 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 19.685 cm x 6.6675 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Yonkers
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Blood & Liver 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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