Concentrated "Barkola" Compound

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A diuretic and tonic indicated in rheumatism, kidney, bladder, and prostate gland affections.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
Reid Drugstore
Old Fort Chemical Company
Physical Description
alcohol, 5% (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
cork (container material)
glass (container material)
overall: 9.2 cm x 5.6 cm x 2.2 cm; 3 5/8 in x 2 3/16 in x 7/8 in
box: 3 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 3.175 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 3 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Indiana, Fort Wayne
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Kidney & Urinary 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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