The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

[for scalp conditioner:]

The antiseptic "supersonic" sulfur treatment. Benefits the scalp as it glorifies the hair. "Activates" the scalp to feel more alive and healthy. Fights germs associated with dandruff and surface infections. Aids healing, relieves itching of scalp-trouble sore spots.

Directions: Rub well into scalp daily, especially around temples.

[for shampoo:]

Dandruff control. Helps the scalp as it improves the hair with natural softness and lustre.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Stamford

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement, Beauty and Health


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of George and Julius Garfield

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.1144.087Accession Number: 1979.1144Catalog Number: 1979.1144.087

Object Name: hair care productshampoo, medicatedhair and scalp treatmentOther Terms: Cosmetics; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: bithionol; menthol; sulfur (supersonically blended with lanolin) (product (conditioner) active ingredients)bithionol (product (shampoo) active ingredients)Measurements: overall, box: 4 1/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.3975 cm


Record Id: nmah_720444

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