Menthol Inhaler, 7 Grains

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use in upper respiratory infections [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition, 1927]
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920s-1930s
Reid Drugstore
National Pharmacy Company
Physical Description
menthol, 7 grains (drug active ingredients)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
cork (overall material)
overall: 8.8 cm x 1.9 cm; 3 7/16 in x 3/4 in
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: California, San Francisco
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Botanical Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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