Lydia E. Pinkham's Herb Medicine

Recommended as an alterative tonic in conditions for which this preparation is adapted. Directions are to take one tablespoon three times per day, one half hour before meals. Shake bottle before using. Caution: This preparation includes small amounts of ingredients to which some persons are susceptible or allergic, and in rare instances temporary ringing of the ears, a skin rash, or visual disturbances may occur. Under such circumstances discontinue use until the symptoms disappear, then begin again with one-half the usual dosage. If the above symptoms recur, discontinue use.
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1940
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company
Physical Description
alcohol 15% (drug active ingredients)
totaquine sulfate (drug active ingredients)
princess pine (drug active ingredients)
sassafras (drug active ingredients)
cone flower (echinacea) (drug active ingredients)
yellow dock (drug active ingredients)
box: 8 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.715 cm
bottle: 8 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 20.32 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Lynn
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Women's Health Products
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Balm of America
American Enterprise
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
American Enterprise
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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