Porter's Liniment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A pain-relieving liniment for use in the relief of muscular aches and pains. Effective antiseptic for minor cuts, abrasion. Excellent for athlete's foot.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
after 1956
Sherman Pharmacy
George H. Rundle Company
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
alcohol, 63% (drug active ingredients)
ether (drug active ingredients)
ammonia (drug active ingredients)
capsicum (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
oil cajeput (drug active ingredients)
cloves (drug active ingredients)
myrrh (drug active ingredients)
galangal (drug active ingredients)
safrol (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
box: 7 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 18.415 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm
bottle: 6 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 17.145 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Piqua
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Foot Products
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
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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