Hamlin's Wizard Oil Liniment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For soothing counterirritant relief in muscular aches, pains, stiffness of neck, shoulders, back, sides and limbs when due to overexertion or exposure. Eases the pain of minor strains and sprains, minor frost bites, mild sunburn and non-venomous insect bites and stings.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
Sherman Pharmacy
Hamlin's Wizard Oil Company
Physical Description
cardboard (container material)
glass (container material)
metal (container material)
oil camphor (drug active ingredients)
oil thyme (drug active ingredients)
oil cajeput (drug active ingredients)
oil sassafras (drug active ingredients)
oil fir (drug active ingredients)
gum camphor (drug active ingredients)
ammonia (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 65% (drug active ingredients)
capsicum (drug active ingredients)
turpentine (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
paper (container material)
box: 5 5/8 in x 2 in x 1 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 4 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 11.7475 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
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Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
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