Dr. Hilton's Specific No. 3

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For the relief of colds, coughs, hoarseness, grippe and bronchitis
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
G. W. Hilton's Specifics
Physical Description
alcohol 2.5% (by weight) (drug active ingredients)
overall: 8.3 cm x 5.9 cm; 3 1/4 in x 2 5/16 in
overall: 3 3/8 in x 3/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 1.905 cm
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Lowell
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. James Harvey Young
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