Hanford's Balsam of Myrrh

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
External antiseptic dressing and liniment. For minor cuts, abrasions, burns, scalds, bruises, muscular aches, insect bites, sunburn, chafing, sprains, swellings, soreness from over exertion, chilblains, frostbite.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
after 1937
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
G.C. Hanford Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: New York, Syracuse
Physical Description
alcohol, 76% (drug active ingredients)
paper (container material)
plastic (container material)
glass (container material)
Measurements
box: 4 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 3 7/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 7/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.028
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.028
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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