McKesson's Albomist Nose Drops with Ephedrine

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
As an aid in the relief of the discomfort due to nasal congestion resulting from simple colds, hay fever, dust and smoky atmosphere
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1940
Reid Drugstore
McKesson and Robbins
Physical Description
ephedrine 1% (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
thymol (drug active ingredients)
albolene (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
box: 3 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 6.6675 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 2 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 4.1275 cm x 3.175 cm
eye dropper: 2 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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