Dr. Clifton's Brazolian Oil

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
A liniment. It has a warming influence when applied to the surface of the body for superficial aches and pains.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1950
Clifton Drug Co.
Physical Description
capsicum (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
oil sassafras (drug active ingredients)
gasoline (drug active ingredients)
nitrobenzene (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
paper (label material)
metal (lid material)
box: 6 in x 2 in x 1 in; 15.24 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 5 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 14.2875 cm x 4.7625 cm x 2.2225 cm
Place Made
United States: Illinois, Girard
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
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 Mr. James Harvey Young
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