Lorate - A Medicinal Powder for Feminine Daintiness

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A Medicinal Powder for Feminine Daintiness
Currently not on view
Object Name
douche powder
feminine hygiene product
date made
ca 1947
Marcy Laboratories
Physical Description
sodium perborate (drug active ingredients)
sodium bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)
sodium chloride (drug active ingredients)
castile soap (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
overall: 15 cm x 7.8 cm x 4.6 cm; 5 7/8 in x 3 1/16 in x 1 13/16 in
overall: 6 in x 3 in x 1 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 7.62 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Women's Health Products
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feminine Care
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feminine Care
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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