Eckman's Alterative

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For use in the following affections: catarrhal bronchitis, stubborn coughs and colds, and as a tonic.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1922
Burrows Little White Company
Physical Description
calcium chloride (drug active ingredients)
vegetable extracts (drug active ingredients)
aromatic oils (drug active ingredients)
box: 7 3/8 in x 3 in x 2 cm; 18.7325 cm x 7.62 cm x 25/32 in
bottle: 7 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.1275 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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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