Godfrey's Cordial

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
Sedative. Dosage: Infants, 0.3 cc. or 5 minims [Epitome of the Pharmacopeia of the United States and the National Formulary, with Comments, 1921]
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1906
Alexander Drug Company
Physical Description
opium, 1.6 grains per fl. oz. (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 6.5% (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
cork (container material)
overall: 5 3/8 in; 13.6525 cm
place made
United States: Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of A. P. Whealton, Proprietor, Black Creek Drug Company, Black Creek, NC
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