British Oil

British Oil

Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Scorbutic and rheumatic disorders, contusions and contractions of te nerves, for all wandering and other pains, palsy, lameness, swellings and inflammations, to take away the blackness of a fall or bruise in a short time. For fresh wounds and cuts, and to take out the fire from burns and scalds. For deafness, coughs, shortness of breath.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Date made
after 1876
overall: 4 5/8 in x 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 11.7475 cm x 1.905 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
G.E. Damon Collection
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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