Eupinol Antiseptic

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Anodyne and local anesthetic. A thoroughly efficient moist surgical dressing.
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Date made
ca 1930
Tilden Company
Place Made
United States: New York, New Lebanon
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Physical Description
pinus palustris distillate (drug active ingredients)
overall: 4 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
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Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History


"Unfortunately, it appears that Kemp's Pharmacy has stopped selling Eupinol. Two years ago, I was told that I bought some of the last small bottles of this great product. I agree with the other comments about some of it's benefits. What's more, it was a family treasure and my Mother always had Eupinol available for scrapes and bruises - for children and adults. I hope someone will tell me that Kemp's is bringing it back."
"I am trying it on poison ivy, has anyone used if for that before? I think the bottle I have is 20 years old at least, but still smells nice and strong."
"still use this product. I find it in Claxton, Ga where I grew up. that is the only place so far that I have found it. I love it and still use it for cuts, scrapes, bug bites, etc "
"this amazing anesthetic is still available from kemp's pharmacy in claxton, georgia. . .it takes the itch out of mosquito bites almost as soon as it is applied. . .i love the smell. . .pine and eucalyptus!!!"

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