Hayes' Healing Honey Compound

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For coughs, colds, and spasmodic croup; relieves ordinary sore throat
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
Paris Medicine Company
Physical Description
cardboard (overall packaging material)
glass (overall packaging material)
alcohol 7% (drug active ingredients)
chloroform (drug active ingredients)
box: 6 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1.625 cm; 17.4625 cm x 6.0325 cm x 5/8 in
bottle: 6 in x 2 in x 1 in; 15.24 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
sample box o-pen-trate: 2 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 4.1275 cm x 1.5875 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold 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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