McKesson's Albomist Nose Drops with Ephedrine

Description
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
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1940
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
McKesson and Robbins
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
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)
Measurements
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
ID Number
1984.0351.039
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.039
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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