Gold Medal Compound Pills

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: To aid in increasing haemoglobin of the blood by supplying iron in case of secondary anemia
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1942
maker
Virginia Chemical Company
Physical Description
cardboard (container packaging material)
iron sulphate (drug active ingredients)
myrrh (drug active ingredients)
oil of cajuput (drug active ingredients)
oil of spearmint (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 8.8 cm x 7.2 cm x 1.5 cm; 3 7/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 9/16 in
overall: 2 7/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 5/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 8.89 cm x 1.5875 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
1980.0698.065
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.065
subject
Blood & Liver Drugs
Health & Medicine
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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