Loxol Pain-Expeller

Loxol Pain-Expeller

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: The reliable family liniment for muscular aches and pains, rheumatic pains, chest cold discomforts, nasal congestion or coughs caused by colds, muscular lumbago, stiff neck due to exposure, neuralgia, strains, sprains, bruises, burning, tired feet
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1940
F. Ad. Richter and Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Physical Description
alcohol 45% (drug active ingredients)
capsicum (drug active ingredients)
ammonia (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
soap (drug active ingredients)
essential oils (drug active ingredients)
overall: 14.2 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm; 5 9/16 in x 1 15/16 in x in
box: 5 5/8 in x 2 in x 1 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 5 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 4.445 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Foot Products
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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When cleaning out my Mom’s house, we found a 1/2 full bottle of this. We remembered my Mom giving us one drop on a spoonful of sugar for stomach aches, as her mother had given her. It was a real motivator to get well quick.

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