White Cloverine Salve

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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
date made
ca 1950
maker
Wilson Chemical Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Tyrone
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: 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.905 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
1979.0798.151
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.151
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
subject
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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