Ballard's Horehound Syrup

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For the instant relief and certain cure of consumption, coughs, colds, asthma, dry hacking cough, loss of voice, irritation of throat, soreness of chest, croup, spitting of blood, influenza, lung fever, whooping cough, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1885
James F. Ballard
Ballard Snow Liniment Company
Physical Description
cardboard (overall packaging material)
wood (overall packaging material)
overall: 7 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 5.715 cm x 4.1275 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Fever & Chill Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Balm of America
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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