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Dr. Hardy's Magical Pain Destroyer

Dr. Hardy's Magical Pain Destroyer

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Applied externally, cures scalds, burns, frost bites, chilblains, sprains, bruises, ringworms, rheumatic affections, headache, neuralgia in the face, toothache, pain in the side, pain in the back and loins, neuralgic or rheumatic pains in the joints of limbs, stings of insects ans the bites of poisonous insects and venomous reptiles.
Taken internally, cures sudden colds, coughs, fever and ague, dyspepsia, asthma and phthisic, acid stomach, headache, indigestion, heartburn, canker in the mouth and stomach, sea sickness, sick headache, cramp and pain in the stomach, painters' colic, diarrhoea, dysentery, summer complaint, cholera morbus and cholera.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
ca 1900
maker
Phil C. Hardy and Company
Place Made
United States: New Hampshire, Cornish, Cornish Flat
Physical Description
paper (containter material)
glass (containter material)
cork (stopper material)
Measurements
box: 5 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.8575 cm
bottle: 5 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
2008.0018.127
catalog number
2008.0018.127
accession number
2008.0018
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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