Allan's Poison Ivy (Poison Oak) Combination Treatment


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Poison Ivy; Poison Oak; A rational local aid for soothing and promoting the healing of this irritating infection.

Maker: Allan and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Louisiana, Saint Martinville

Subject: Rubs, Liniments & Ointments


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: The Fournet Drugstore Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0475.338Catalog Number: 1985.0475.338Accession Number: 1985.0475

Object Name: otc preparationObject Type: Drugs

Physical Description: cardboard (box material)isopropyl alcohol, 20% (overall material)carbolic acid, 2% (overall material)grindelia robusta (overall material)sodium bicarbonate (overall material)thymol iodide (overall material)boric acid (overall material)Measurements: box: 6 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 16.1925 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.175 cmbottle: 6 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 in; 15.24 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_210137

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