Smith's Rosebud Salve

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A valuable preparation for chapped lips, face and hands; minor burns and scalds; bites and stings of non-poisonous insects and all other conditions for which a soothing salve is useful.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1908
Rosebud Perfume Company
Physical Description
petrolatum (drug active ingredients)
glycerine (drug active ingredients)
borax (drug active ingredients)
cotton seed oil (drug active ingredients)
overall: 2.3 cm x 5.4 cm; 7/8 in x 2 1/8 in
overall: 7/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Woodsboro
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
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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