Dr Jr Stafford Olive Tar

Dr Jr Stafford Olive Tar

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Externally as liniment for burns, scalds and chilblains; Internally as medicine for bronchial asthma, coughs, rheumatic stiffness, eczematic conditions and neuralgic pains. Highly beneficial vapor for respiratory organs when placed in boiling water
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Hall & Ruckel Inc.
Place Made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
box: 6 7/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 6.6675 cm x 3.4925 cm
bottle: 5 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 13.6525 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Food and Drug Administration
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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