Salvation Oil

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For rheumatism, neuralgia, gout, sciatica, backache, quinsy, sore throat, stiffness of the neck and joints, sprains, cuts and wounds, lumbago, scalds and burns, headache, toothache, earache, bruises, eruptions, sores and swellings, inflammations, chilblains, frostbites, frosted feet, chapped hands and face, bites and stings of poisonous insects, weak ankles and joints, sore feet, pain in the back and limbs, ulcerated sores, inflammation of the breast, dislocations, or other bodily pains and aches. As a horse and cattle lotion it has no rival.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
A. C. Meyer and Company
Physical Description
sulph. ether, 2% (drug active ingredients)
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 12.065 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Foot Products
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Veterinary Products
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
G.E. Damon Collection
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
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