Compound Carbolated Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For the treatment of burns, cuts, old ulcers, tetter, ringworm, itch, chapped and cracked skin, boils and abscesses
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
overall: 2 cm x 5 cm; 13/16 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 3/4 in x 2 in; 1.905 cm x 5.08 cm
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catalog number
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Health & Medicine
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Vermifuges & Parasiticides
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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