Runion's White Wonder Salve

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
To relieve the discomforts of nasal congestions due to colds. Soothing to simple neuralgia and headaches when caused by head colds. Rubs for tired, aching feet. For men: delightful after shaving. For chafing prickly heat. For chapped, rough lips. Soothing and cooling to sunburned skin.
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Object Name
otc preparation
White Wonder Chemical Company
Physical Description
glass (container material)
metal (container material)
paper (packaging material)
menthol (drug active ingredient)
camphor (drug active ingredient)
oil peppermint (drug active ingredient)
oil pine (drug active ingredient)
petrolatum (drug active ingredient)
ceresine (drug active ingredient)
overall: 6.3 cm x 4.8 cm x 4.8 cm; 2 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in
box: 2 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.7625 cm
jar: 2 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
United States: Alabama, Montgomery
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Beauty and Health
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
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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
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