The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For chills; fever; ague; dumb ague; intermittent fever; all malarial diseases; enlarged spleen; ague cake; remittent, intermittent, periodic, continuous, swamp, bilious, congestive and simple fevers; liver disorders; kidney disease; jaundice; general debility; poverty of the blood; neuralgia; female debility; dyspepsia
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1880
Dundas Dick and Company
Physical Description
alkaloids of calisaya bark (drug active ingredients)
eucalyptus (drug active ingredients)
overall: 1.1 cm x 8 cm x 4.4 cm; 7/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in
overall: 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; .9525 cm x 7.9375 cm x 4.445 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Fever & Chill Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Women's Health Products
Health & Medicine
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 Mrs. Edward Mogull
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