Menthol Plaster

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For curing nerve disorders, severe aches, pains and stitches, backache, rheumatism, neuralgia, pleurisy, and headache
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1875
maker
National Plaster Co.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Lowell
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
menthol (drug active ingredient)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.875 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 6 in x 1.25 cm; 15.24 cm x 1/2 in
ID Number
2008.0018.272
catalog number
2008.0018.272
accession number
2008.0018
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
subject
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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