Blosser's Medical Powder

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For relief of paroxysms of bronchial asthma, to allay discomforts of excessive secretions due to hay fever, and to ease nasal and bronchial congestion due to cold
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1940
Blosser Company
Physical Description
metal (container packaging material)
stramonium (drug active ingredients)
belladona (drug active ingredients)
eucalyptus (drug active ingredients)
overall: 8.3 cm x 6 cm x 3.5 cm; 3 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in
overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.1275 cm
Place Made
United States: Georgia, Atlanta
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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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