Kennedy's Salt Rheum Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Cures salt rheum, scurvy sores, inflammatory piles, erysipelas sores, ulcers on the legs, lichen, frost bites, chilblains, burns and scalds, scald head, sore nipples, nursing sore mouth, ringworms, sore ears, earache, venemous bites, inflamed and sore eyes, chafing and galling on man or beast, and all skin diseases of a hot, itchy or imflammatory nature
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
Donald Kennedy
overall: 9 cm x 7 cm; 3 9/16 in x 2 3/4 in
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 5.3975 cm
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston, Roxbury
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Veterinary Products
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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