Velberta Afro-Food with Hormones Conditioner

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For best scalp and hair care, apply small amount directly to scalp as often as needed at least 3 times weekly. For sheen rub small amount in palm and spread over entire head.
As hair rebuilder, apply freely to hair and scalp with weekly shampooing with Valberta Scalp Food Hormone Shampoo.
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Object Name
hair dressing
hair care product
date made
ca 1970
Hair Research Laboratories
Physical Description
estrogenic hormones (product active ingredients)
vitamins (product active ingredients)
proteins from cholesterol (product active ingredients)
soybean oil (product active ingredients)
castor oil (product active ingredients)
sesame oil (product active ingredients)
lanolin anhydrous, USP (product active ingredients)
SG6 (product active ingredients)
overall: 2 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: Alabama, Selma
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Hair Care Products
African American
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
American Enterprise
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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