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Veen Douche Powder

Veen Douche Powder

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
feminine hygiene product
douche powder
date made
ca 1940s
maker
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)
Measurements
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
1980.0698.150
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.150
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
subject
Women's Health Products
Women's Health
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Health & Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feminine Care
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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