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Dewitt's Vaporizing Balm

Dewitt's Vaporizing Balm

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Externally: for superficial Burns and Cuts, non-venomous Insect Bites, Frose Bites, Sunburn and Wildburn;/ Internally: inhaled in the form of vapor that is soothing to nasal passages.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
maker
E. C. DeWitt and Company
Physical Description
pine oil, eucalyptus oil, menthol, camphor, petrolatum, (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 cm x 6 cm x 6 cm; 2 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
box: 2 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 6.985 cm x 6.0325 cm x 6.0325 cm
jar: 2 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1980.0698.079
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.079
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
subject
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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