Dr. Thacher's Diarrhoea Mixture

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For diarrhea, flux, cholera morbus, cramp colic, wind colic, summer complaint, cholera infantum, children teething
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
Thacher Medicine Company
Physical Description
cardboard (overall packaging material)
glass (overall packaging material)
alcohol 8% (drug active ingredients)
morphine 1/4 gr. per fluid ounce (drug active ingredients)
box: 3 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 9.525 cm x 3.4925 cm x 3.4925 cm
bottle: 3 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.8575 cm
Place Made
United States: Tennessee, Chattanooga
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Diarrhea Drugs
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
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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