Veen Douche Powder

Veen Douche Powder

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A perfected Douche Powder especially prepared for irrigation of the vaginal tract. Its cleansing action is soothing to the mucous membranes.
Directions: Dissolve a tablespoonful in a quart of moderately warm water. Jar cap measures one tablespoonful. Be sure the powder is well dissolved before use.
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Object Name
feminine hygiene product
douche powder
Other Terms
Douche; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
date made
ca 1940s
Norwich Pharmacal Company
place made
United States: New York, Norwich
Physical Description
boric acid (drug active ingredients)
zinc sulphate (drug active ingredients)
phenol (drug active ingredients)
salicylic acid (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
eucalyptol (drug active ingredients)
thymol (drug active ingredients)
overall: 5 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 6.0325 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
Women's Health Products
Women's Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feminine Care
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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