Ward's Red Hot Wonder Salve

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
We believe and recommend this preparation to be good for, chapped hands and lips, chafing, ulcers, dandruff, stiff joints, sparins, catarrh, sore throat, scalds, burns, itch, piles, ivy poisoning, some kinds or rheumatism, eczema, erysipelas, etc.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Ward & Company
Physical Description
metal (container material)
overall: 2.3 cm x 7.3 cm x 4.5 cm; 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in
overall: 1 in x 3 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.54 cm x 7.62 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Rheumatism & Arthritis 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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