Tetterine - for Relieving Skin Irritations

Tetterine - for Relieving Skin Irritations

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
for relieving Skin Irritations, Ringworm, Athlete's Foot, Itching, Soften and Remove crust in Eczema, Ground Itch (not hookworm,) Loose Dandruff, Itching Scalp, Surface Corns, Callouses
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1929
Shuptrine Co.
place made
United States: Georgia, Savannah
Physical Description
salicylic acid (drug active ingredients)
boric acid (drug active ingredients)
box: 2 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 in; 5.3975 cm x 6.0325 cm x 2.54 cm
tin: 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Foot Products
Vermifuges & Parasiticides
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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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