Trask's Ointment


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For use in superficial congestion. Aids if relief of muscular aches, pains and strains due to fatigue or over exertion; minor burns/ minor skin irritations of external origin; minor injuries.

Date Made: after 1945

Maker: D. Ransom, Son & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, BuffaloCanada: Ontarian, Fort Erie

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Credit Line: Gift of Richard W. Pollay

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2008.0018.096Catalog Number: 2008.0018.096Accession Number: 2008.0018

Object Name: otc preparationObject Type: OTC Preparation

Physical Description: paper (container material)lobelia (drug active ingredient)leaf tobacco (drug active ingredient)skunk cabbage (drug active ingredient)smart weed (drug active ingredient)Measurements: overall: 7.2 cm x 5.3 cm x 5.3 cm; 2 13/16 in x 2 1/16 in x 2 1/16 inoverall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm x 5.3975 cm


Record Id: nmah_1339265

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