Medicone Dressing

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For painful wounds, burns, ulcers, and fissures
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1940
Medicone Company
Physical Description
benzocaine (drug active ingredients)
cod-liver oil (drug active ingredients)
hydroxyquinoline (drug active ingredients)
zinc ox (drug active ingredients)
petrolatum (drug active ingredients)
overall: .9 cm x 4.3 cm; 3/8 in x 1 11/16 in
overall: 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in; .9525 cm x 4.1275 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

6/4/2015 12:23:10 PM
Delores Moulton
I have one of these that I found in a yard sale....Very neat to see it on here
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