Dr. Van Wert's Balsam for the Lungs

Dr. Van Wert's Balsam for the Lungs

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For consumption, coughs, and colds. For asthma, bronchitis, croup and whooping cough
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Object Name
OTC preparation
otc preparation
date made
Van Wert Chemical Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Watertown
Physical Description
chloroform, 4 min. per ounce (drug active ingredients)
morphine, 1/3 gr. per ounce (drug active ingredients)
overall: 6 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 16.51 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Holstein
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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