Johnson's American Anodyne Liniment

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For diphtheria, coughs, colds, influenza, bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough, cramp and pain in the stomach, bowels, or side; rheumatism, spitting of blood, and all lung complaints; sore throat, spinal complaints, chronic diarrhoea, dysentery, chapped hands, burns, wounds, sprains and bruises
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
I. S. Johnson and Company
overall: 5 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 13.97 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Diarrhea Drugs
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
G.E. Damon Collection
Beauty and Health
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Enter the characters shown in the image.