Crescent Healing Ointment

Crescent Healing Ointment

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For the relief of colds in the head, catarrh, hay fever, chapped face or hands, chilblains, burns, cuts, wounds - eczema, piles, etc.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Richards Bros.
place made
United States: Ohio, Marietta
Physical Description
camphor (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
carbolic and boric acids (drug active ingredients)
parrafine (drug active ingredients)
petroleum jelly (drug active ingredients)
overall: 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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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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