Sloan's Balm

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The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: Aids in the relief of aches and pains associated with rheumatism, arthritis, neuraligia, sciatica lumbago, muscular aches, minor strains and sprains
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1950
Standard Laboratories
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Physical Description
cardboard (overall packaging material)
metal (overall packaging material)
oleoresin capsicum (drug active ingredients)
methyl salicylate (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
oil of white camphor (drug active ingredients)
pine (drug active ingredients)
turpentine (drug active ingredients)
eucalyptus (drug active ingredients)
box: 4 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1.125 cm; 12.3825 cm x 4.445 cm x 7/16 in
tube: 4 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 11.43 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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