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Booth's Hyomei

Booth's Hyomei

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For cold in the head; catarrhal coughs; bronchial catarrh; spasmodic croup; catarrhal laryngitis; hay fever
For cold in the head; catarrhal coughs; bronchial catarrh; spasmodic croup; catarrhal laryngitis; hay fever
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
maker
Booth's Hyomei Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Ithaca
Physical Description
alcohol 12% (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
rubber, hard (container material)
Measurements
box: 3 7/8 in x 2 in; 9.8425 cm x 5.08 cm
bottle: 3 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
1980.0698.059
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.059
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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My son found an empty bottle in an old house in Colorado. Still has faded label. I have it displayed with my other old bottles. Glad to know what it is!

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