Davis' Menthol Rub

Davis' Menthol Rub

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For bites and stings, burns, boils, bruises, headache, itching rashes, piles, prickly heat, sunburn, earache, colds in chest and throat, neuralgic and rheumatic pains
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
after 1928
maker
Davis & Lawrence Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Canada: Quebec, Montreal
Physical Description
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
metal (top material)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 6.5 cm x 4.7 cm x 4.7 cm; 2 9/16 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in
box: 2 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 4.7625 cm x 4.7625 cm
jar: 2 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
2008.0018.121
catalog number
2008.0018.121
accession number
2008.0018
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
subject
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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