Humphrey's Ointment

Humphrey's Ointment

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A soothing application to relieve itching, burning and soreness of: simple skin irritations, non-venomous insect bites, minor burns, scalds, cuts and bruises, chafing, prickly heat, windburn, sunburn, simple piles
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Humphrey's Ointment; Drugs; Pharmacy
maker
Humphreys Medicine Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
metal (container material)
paper (container material)
green (packaging color)
white (packaging color)
black (packaging color)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
pyroligneous acid (drug active ingredients)
witch hazel extract (drug active ingredients)
oil of rosemary (drug active ingredients)
specially prepared base (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 2 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.1275 cm x 4.1275 cm
jar: 2 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 5.715 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1985.0481.072
catalog number
1985.0481.072
accession number
1985.0481
Credit Line
Gift of Sidney Glaser
subject
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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