Lynn's Ex-Ze-Em Ointment

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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
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Date made
ca 1930
Lynn Chemical Company
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
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
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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