Dill's Salve

Dill's Salve

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For the relief of minor burns or wounds, chapped or cracked skin, insect stings, small cuts or scratches.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1940
maker
Dill Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Norristown
Physical Description
carbolic acid 1.3 grs. per oz. (drug active ingredients)
chlorothymol (drug active ingredients)
artificial color (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
1979.0798.154
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.154
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
subject
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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