Vicks Vaporub

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For certain forms of inflammation and congestion. For colds.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1924
Vick Chemical Company
overall: .4 cm x 3.8 cm; 3/16 in x 1 1/2 in
overall: 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; .635 cm x 3.81 cm
Place Made
United States: North Carolina, Greensboro
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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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