Mayers' Magnetic Catarrh Cure

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For catarrh, hay fever and cold in the head
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1910
ca 1900
Mayer's Drug Co.
Physical Description
cardboard box (overall packaging material)
glass (overall packaging material)
box: 4 3/4 in x 2 in x 2 in; 12.065 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
bottle: 3 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 7/8 in; 8.89 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.2225 cm
tube: 4 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 1.5875 cm
inhaler tip: 1 3/4 in x 3/8 in; 4.445 cm x .9525 cm
Place Made
United States: Maryland, Oakland
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
G.E. Damon Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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