Gold Medal Compound Pills

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
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1942
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)
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
accession number
catalog number
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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