Lynn's Ex-Ze-Em Ointment

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: To aid in the temporary relief of the discomfort of burning and itching accompanying eczema
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
maker
Lynn Chemical Company
Physical Description
cardboard box (overall packaging material)
tin (overall packaging material)
zinc oxide (drug active ingredients)
boric acid (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
thymol (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
oils of hemlock (drug active ingredients)
sulphur (drug active ingredients)
colloidal kaolin (drug active ingredients)
castor oil (drug active ingredients)
paraffin (drug active ingredients)
lanolin (drug active ingredients)
pertolatum (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 7.2 cm x 7 cm x 2.6 cm; 2 13/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 in
box: 2 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 in; 7.3025 cm x 6.985 cm x 2.54 cm
tin: 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 6.985 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
1980.0698.028
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.028
subject
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Balm of America
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.