Kemp's Balsam

Kemp's Balsam

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An old household remedy for coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, grip, influenza, whooping cough and all throat and lung diseases.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
c. 1908-1914
Orator F. Woodward
place made
United States: New York, Le Roy
Physical Description
chloroform 2 2/4 minims per fluid ounce (drug active ingredients)
box: 6 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm
bottle: 5 5/8 in x 2 in x 1 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
corkscrew: 3 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 7/8 in; 9.525 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Ben Posen
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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