Johnson's Carbolic Salve

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A salve for sores, wounds, cuts, burns, ulcers and diseases of the skin.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
Johnson's Pharmacy
overall: 2 cm x 5.5 cm x 5.3 cm; 13/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 2 1/16 in
overall: 2 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 3/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.905 cm
Place Made
United States: Georgia, Siloam
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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