Pyramid Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For minor cuts, bruises, skin abrasions, blotchy pimply skin, external piles, itching of the anus and inflammation of the rectal canal
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
Pyramid Drug Company
Physical Description
ext. stramonium (drug active ingredients)
zinc oxide (drug active ingredients)
boric acid (drug active ingredients)
oil eucalyptus (drug active ingredients)
overall: 3 cm x 5.6 cm x 5.5 cm; 1 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in
box: 2 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 5.715 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm
tin: 7/8 in x 2 in; 2.2225 cm x 5.08 cm
Place Made
United States: Michigan, Marshall
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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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