DeWitt's Golden Liniment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A liquid counter-irritant. A practical preparation for minor sprains and bruises, superficial cuts, non-venomous insect stings, minor burns and muscular soreness of the limbs, side or back due to exertion or exposure. For Man or Beast. It is a practical preparation that can be used wherever a liniment is to be used. Stockmen will find it of value for use on strained muscles, swelling and superficial bruises of animals. Use it on non-venomous insect bites or stings.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1950
E. C. DeWitt and Company
Physical Description
spts. turpentine (drug active ingredients)
cayenne pepper (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
oil sassafras (drug active ingredients)
oil wintergreen synthetic (drug active ingredients)
oil white thyme (drug active ingredients)
oil mustard synthetic (drug active ingredients)
box: 6 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 5 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 13.97 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Veterinary Products
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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