Tongaline Tablets

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For rheumatism, neuralgia, la grippe, nervous headache, gout, sciatica, or wherever the salicylates are indicated
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
1908-1918
maker
Mellier Drug Company
Physical Description
salicylic acid (from oil of wintergreen) (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 5.9 cm x 4.1 cm x 3 cm; 2 5/16 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 2 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.175 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
MG*M-10413.49
catalog number
M-10413
accession number
246707
subject
Health & Medicine
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Nerve & Brain 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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