Trask's Ointment

Trask's Ointment

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For use in superficial congestion. Aids if relief of muscular aches, pains and strains due to fatigue or over exertion; minor burns/ minor skin irritations of external origin; minor injuries.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
after 1945
D. Ransom, Son & Co.
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
Canada: Ontarian, Fort Erie
Physical Description
paper (container material)
lobelia (drug active ingredient)
leaf tobacco (drug active ingredient)
skunk cabbage (drug active ingredient)
smart weed (drug active ingredient)
overall: 7.2 cm x 5.3 cm x 5.3 cm; 2 13/16 in x 2 1/16 in x 2 1/16 in
overall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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