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Mentholatum

Mentholatum

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An external application to relieve or soothe nervous headache, burns, bruises, muscular rheumatism, nasal catarrh, colds, chapped hands, sunburn, hay fever, insect bites, etc.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1910
maker
Mentholatum Company
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
United States: Kansas, Wichita
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 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
1979.0798.148
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.148
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
subject
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
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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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