The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For dyspepsia, biliousness, constipation, heartburn, headache, indigestion, sour stomach or bad breath and to regulate the stomach and bowels. A very useful laxative for those whose habits are sedentary.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
cardboard box (overall packaging material)
overall: 5.7 cm x 2 cm x 2 cm; 2 1/4 in x 13/16 in x 13/16 in
box: 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 5.715 cm x 1.905 cm
cylinder: 2 in x 5/8 in; x 5.08 cm x 1.5875 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Blood & Liver Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Health & Medicine
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 Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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