The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Relieves soreness. Reduces irritation. Relieves pain of ingrown nails.
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1950s
Reid Drugstore
Whitehall Pharmacal Company
Physical Description
chorobutanol, 28 grains (drug active ingredients)
tannic acid (drug active ingredients)
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
cardboard (container material)
overall: 8.3 cm x 2.6 cm x 2.5 cm; 3 1/4 in x 1 in x in
box: 1 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 in; 2.8575 cm x 8.255 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 3 in x 7/8 in; 7.62 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Foot Products
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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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