Runion's White Wonder Salve

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
maker
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)
Measurements
box: 2 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
United States: Alabama, Montgomery
ID Number
2010.0213.004
accession number
2010.0213
catalog number
2010.0213.004
See more items in
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

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