Mentholatum

Mentholatum

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A soothing external application for head colds, chapped skin, sunburn, nasal irritation, chafing, simple headaches, superficial burns, insect stings, etc.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920
maker
Mentholatum Company
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
United States: Kansas, Wichita
Canada: Ontarian, Fort Erie
United Kingdom: England, Slough
Physical Description
menthol (drug active ingredients)
oil of eucalyptus (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
oil of gaultheria (drug active ingredients)
boracic acid (drug active ingredients)
oil of pine (drug active ingredients)
petrolatum (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 1 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1979.0798.147
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.147
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
subject
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
See more items in
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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