Mansfield's Mississippi Cordial

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
An astringent used internally for the relief of the discomfort due to mild diarrheas caused by injudicious use of of foods, especially unripe fruits and vegetables
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1938
Van Vleet Laboratories
Physical Description
ethyl alcohol (drug active ingredients)
glass; cardboard (overall packaging material)
extracts of logwood (drug active ingredients)
krameria (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
oil of peppermint (drug active ingredients)
box: 5 in x 2 in x 1 in; 12.7 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 4 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.2225 cm
Place Made
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Diarrhea Drugs
Health & Medicine
Indigestion & Nausea 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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