Lynn's Ex-Ze-Em Ointment

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
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
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)
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
accession number
catalog number
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Balm of America
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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
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