Minard's King of Pain Liniment

Minard's King of Pain Liniment

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Recommended for the relief of minor rheumatic pains, common ordinary sore throat, neuralgia, sciatica, false or spasmodic croup, hoarseness, bronchitis, toothache, earache, headache, burns, scalds, frost bites, chilblains, chapped hands, old sores, boils, flesh wounds, insect bites, sore nipples, bruises, lumbago, contraction of the muscles, lame back, chest or sides and similar aches and pains. Particularly good for corns and warts. Highly recommended for tired aching feet. For livestock - Colic, coughs, galls of all kinds, ringbone, cracked teats, poll evil, garget in cows, spavins, scratches, or grease, sweeny, foot rot in sheep, springhalt, wind galls, foundered feet, fistula, cracked heels, mange in dogs, and will relieve pain.
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Object Name
otc preparation
veterinary preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
Minard Company
place made
Canada: Nova Scotian, Yarmouth
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
box: 5 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
bottle: 5 in x 1 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 3.81 cm
applicator: 5 in; 12.7 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Balm of America
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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