Luyties Panacea Ointment


Brown cardboard box with black print label: "The Standard Healing Salve / Panacea /Ointment / Prepared By / Luyties Pharmacal Company / St. Louis, MO.", and a round paper label on the back. Box contains a gold-colored ointment tin with embossed top: LUYTIES / PANACEA / ST. LOUIS, MO. and a round paper label on the bottom. Label lists ingredients and directions for use. Contents - 1 Ounce.

Indications/Use as per product label: A healing ointment for minor wounds, burns, sprains and scalds. Apply night and morning and cover with a bandage. Also useful as a counter-irritant in colds and coughs following colds. Apply the ointment hot on linen over throat and chest and cover with flannel.

Maker: Luyties Pharmacal Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Missouri, Saint Louis

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Credit Line: Gift of Boericke and Tafel Pharmacy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.311682.0615Catalog Number: 311682.0615Accession Number: 311682

Object Name: otc preparation

Physical Description: cardboard; paper (packaging material)metal (container material)calendula; thuja; arnica; Venice turpentine; carbolic acid; safrol; origanum (product active ingredients)Measurements: box: 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 in; 6.985 cm x 6.985 cm x 2.54 cmtin: 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 1.905 cm x 6.0325 cm


Record Id: nmah_1423533

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