White Cloverine Salve

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: This salve is highly recommended as an emollient soothing application for minor skin irritations including chapped hands, face and lips; dryness and coarsening of the skin due to exposure to sun, wind, and dust; small superficial burns and scalds; minor sunburns and windburn; chafing and irritation caused by shaving or use of harsh soaps, as in washing dishes or laundry.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1950
maker
Wilson Chemical Company
Physical Description
white petroleum jelly (drug active ingredients)
rectified oil of turpentine (drug active ingredients)
white wax (drug active ingredients)
perfume (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 2 cm x 6.6 cm; 13/16 in x 2 5/8 in
overall: 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.905 cm x 6.6675 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Tyrone
ID Number
1979.0798.151
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.151
subject
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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