The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An external application to relieve or soothe nervous headache, burns, bruises, muscular rheumatism, nasal catarrh, colds, chapped hands, sunburn, hay fever, insect bites, etc.

Date Made: ca 1910

Maker: Mentholatum Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, BuffaloUnited States: Kansas, Wichita

Subject: Rubs, Liniments & OintmentsSkin & Dermatology DrugsFirst Aid Products & AntisepticsRheumatism & Arthritis Drugs


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Credit Line: Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0798.148Accession Number: 1979.0798Catalog Number: 1979.0798.148

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Patent Medicines; Non-Liquid

Physical Description: menthol (drug active ingredients)oil of eucalyptus (drug active ingredients)camphor (drug active ingredients)oil of gaultheria (drug active ingredients)boracic acid (drug active ingredients)oil of pine (drug active ingredients)petrolatum (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 2 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_720015

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