The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Breethem is an effective, temporary breath neutralizer. Aids in relieving minor irritations of the throat and hoarseness due to colds; allays tickling sensation and helps lessen coughing due to colds.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1935
Breethem Company
Physical Description
guaiacol (drug active ingredients)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
overall: .7 cm x 5.5 cm x 4.3 cm; 1/4 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 11/16 in
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 3/8 in; 4.445 cm x 5.3975 cm x .9525 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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