Bliss Native Oil - with Sample of Bliss Native Herbs for Constipation

Bliss Native Oil - with Sample of Bliss Native Herbs for Constipation

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Used externally for pains caused by muscular rheumatism, lumbago, sprains, soreness of muscles, stiff neck, chilblains, frost-bites, poisonous stings. If freely applied when fever blisters and pimples are forming, it will cause the swelling to quickly disappear.
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Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1906
Alonzo O. Bliss Medical Company
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
United States: Missouri, Kansas City
Canada: Quebec, Montreal
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
wood (container material)
alcohol, 75% (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
box: 5 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 4 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.2225 cm
wood vial: 2 in x 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 1.5875 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Holstein
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Rheumatism & Arthritis 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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