Fritch's Salve

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
for the relief of old sores, piles, eczema, catarrh, chapped hands, scalds, burns, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
J. A. Fritch Products
Physical Description
metal (container material)
zinc ozide, u.s.p. (drug active ingredient)
camphor, u.s.p. (drug active ingredient)
phenol, u.s.p. (drug active ingredient)
overall: 2.2 cm x 5.8 cm; 7/8 in x 2 5/16 in
overall: 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 5.715 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Middletown
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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