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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For simple coughs due to throat irritation caused by colds, excessive use of the voice, or smoking. Also to prevent gagging before the introduction of tongue depressors or dentures.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
after 1941
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
Abbott Laboratories
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
anesthesin (ethyl-amino benzoate, U.S.P.), 1/4 gr. (drug active ingredients)
calcidin, 1/3 gr. (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
Measurements
box: 4 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
bottle: 4 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 4.1275 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.044
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.044
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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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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