Bliss Native Oil - with Sample of Blass Native Herbs for Constipation

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Used externally for pains caused by muscular rheumatism, lumbago, sprains, soreness of muscles, stiff neck, chilblains, frost-bites, poisonous stings. If freely applied when fever blisters and pimples are forming, it will cause the swelling to quickly disappear.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1906
maker
Alonzo O. Bliss Medical Company
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
wood (container material)
alcohol, 75% (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
Measurements
box: 5 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 4 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.2225 cm
wood vial: 2 in x 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 1.5875 cm x 1.5875 cm
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
United States: Missouri, Kansas City
Canada: Québec, Montreal
ID Number
2008.0062.14
accession number
2008.0062
catalog number
2008.0062.14
subject
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Holstein
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