Crescent Healing Ointment

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For the relief of colds in the head, catarrh, hay fever, chapped face or hands, chilblains, burns, cuts, wounds - eczema, piles, etc.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
maker
Richards Bros.
Physical Description
camphor (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
carbolic and boric acids (drug active ingredients)
parrafine (drug active ingredients)
petroleum jelly (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 2 cm x 5 cm; 13/16 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 7.9375 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Marietta
ID Number
1983.0871.65
catalog number
1983.0871.65
accession number
1983.0871
subject
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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