Eckman's Alterative

Eckman's Alterative

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For use in the following affections: catarrhal bronchitis, stubborn coughs and colds, and as a tonic.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Date made
after 1922
Burrows Little White Company
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
calcium chloride (drug active ingredients)
vegetable extracts (drug active ingredients)
aromatic oils (drug active ingredients)
box: 7 3/8 in x 3 in x 2 cm; 18.7325 cm x 7.62 cm x 25/32 in
bottle: 7 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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