Mentholatum

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For the prompt relief of inflammations of the skin, tissues and muscles. For catarrh, hay fever, croup, sore throat, earache, headache, toothache, neuralgia, rheumatism, etc. Barbers will find Mentholatum a most soothing and healing application after shaving. Very antiseptic. For piles, burns, sprains, corns, sores, eczema, chilblains, insect bites, sore eyes, cold sores, chapped hands and skin and scalp diseases.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
personal hygiene product
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
1908-1918
maker
Mentholatum Company
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 2 in; 5.715 cm x 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm
box: 2 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
jar: 2 in x 1 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
Canada: Ontario, Fort Erie
ID Number
2008.0018.148
catalog number
2008.0018.148
accession number
2008.0018
subject
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
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 W. Pollay
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