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Kof-Ade for Coughs

Kof-Ade for Coughs

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For coughs due to colds
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Drugs
date made
after 1938
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
distributor
Radio Drugs
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
Physical Description
cardboard (box material)
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
chloroform (drug active ingredients)
sassafras (drug active ingredients)
bloodroot (drug active ingredients)
balm gilead (drug active ingredients)
spikenard (drug active ingredients)
ammonia chloride (drug active ingredients)
cayenne pepper (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
wild cherry (drug active ingredients)
white pine (drug active ingredients)
syrup (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 5 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 14.605 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 in x 2 in x 7/8 in; 12.7 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1985.0460.063
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.063
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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