Lane's Vaporizing Salve

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Inflammations, burns, bruises, croup, neuralgia, sore throat, chest colds, cold in head, catarrh, congestions of the air passages
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1927
Kemp and Lane
Physical Description
oil of eucalyptus (drug active ingredients)
oil of thyme (drug active ingredients)
oil of turpentine (drug active ingredients)
oil of nutmeg (drug active ingredients)
oil of nutmeg (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
methyl salicylate (drug active ingredients)
box: 2 1/4 in x 2 in x 2 in; 5.715 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
jar: 2 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 3.175 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Le Roy
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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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