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Dewitt's Hygienic Powder

Dewitt's Hygienic Powder

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
superficial burns; prickly heat; insect bites; sunburn; after shaving; vaginal douche
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
feminine hygiene
date made
after 1906
maker
Frederick Stearns & Co.
E. C. DeWitt and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
boric acid (drug active ingredients)
salicylic acid (drug active ingredients)
zinc sulphate (drug active ingredients)
carbolic acid (drug active ingredients)
thymol (drug active ingredients)
eucalyptol (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 9.4 cm x 7.1 cm x 7.1 cm; 3 11/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 2 13/16 in
ID Number
1980.0698.071
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.071
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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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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