Heneph's Red Salve Liniment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For headache, neuralgia, rheumatism, colds in the chest, pneumonia, asthma, bronchitis, croup, pleurisy, neuritis, sore joints and muscles, chilblains, tired, aching feet, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
Heneph Company Inc.
Physical Description
oleoresin (drug active ingredients)
capsicum (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
menthyl salicylate (drug active ingredients)
antiseptic (drug active ingredients)
essential oils (drug active ingredients)
lanolin (drug active ingredients)
petrolatum (drug active ingredients)
overall: 4.5 cm x 6 cm x 5.5 cm; 1 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/16 in
box: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 5.72072 cm
jar: 1 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 5.3975 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Kingston
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Foot Products
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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