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Breethem For the Breath

Breethem For the Breath

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Temporary breath neutralizer. Aids in relieving minor irritations of the throat and hoarseness due to colds; allays tickling sensation and helps lessen coughing due to colds.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
1931 - 1938
Breethem Company
Place Made
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Physical Description
metal (container material)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
guaiacol (drug active ingredients)
overall: 4.2 cm x 5.5 cm x.8 cm; 1 5/8 in x 2 3/16 in x 5/16 in
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 3/8 in; 4.445 cm x 5.3975 cm x.9525 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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