Dr. Eli Osborn's Golden Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For burns, scalds, bruises, sprains, sore throat, quinsy, cutaneous humors of the skin, rheumatism, ague in the face or breast, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1881
C. N. Crittenton
overall: 5.3 cm x 4.4 cm x 4.4 cm; 2 1/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in
overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 in x 1 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.445 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Balm of America
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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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