King's Puremalt


The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:

A food tonic; for indigestion and loss of appetite; to assist stomach to retain and digest food; enriches the blood and strengthens the system

Date Made: 1908-1918

Maker: King's Pure Malt Department

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

Subject: Tonics, Minerals & VitaminsIndigestion & Nausea Drugs


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Balm of America


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-10767 [dup1]Catalog Number: M-10767Accession Number: 256193256193

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: malt (drug active ingredients)alcohol 6% (drug active ingredients)hydrophosphates of iron and lime (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 8 1/2 in x 3 in; 21.59 cm x 7.62 cm


Record Id: nmah_715902

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.