Pilgrim Oil

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
This is a certain and immediate remedy for fresh wounds, cuts, sprains, bruises, it allays pain, subdues inflammation, destroys the odor of foul sores and ulcers, it is perfectly safe to apply it to the severest wounds, chapped hands, bites of animals and insects, without giving the least pain, and can be used for man or beast.
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1900
John R. Gable
overall: 4 in x 1 3/8 in x 7/8 in; 10.16 cm x 3.4925 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Ephrata
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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