old merthiolate bottles

Posted on October 8th, 2020

The Survival Journal is the premier survival and preparedness newsletter. I can’t get over how everyone loves the speller! URBANA OHIO HATTON ENRIGHT PHARMACY VINTAGE BROWN MERTHIOLATE BOTTLE WITH LABEL. It also stung (some sources say even worse than Mercurochrome) and tended to leave red marks on the skin. (about the mercury).

It was eventually marketed as Mercurochrome — an over-the-counter brand that diluted merbromin with water and/or tincture (alcohol) — a treatment for small cuts or open wounds. Great finds. Over the next decade, Eli Lilly and Company stopped putting thiomersal in its over-the-counter products (ending the practice in the mid-1980s), including the antiseptic Merthiolate. I remember Mercurochrome and Paragoric. I also like the pineapple napkin rings. Still found some nice goodies. PS I went to an estate sale once, of an elderly sick man who had died of I don’t know what, and one of the items on sale was a bottle of used mouthwash priced 10 cents! View cart for details. LOL, you’re probably too young to remember THAT! (the mouthwash). Merthiolate was always in our medicine cabinet & I was soo disappointed when they stopped making it. So we blew on it to make it better. It consisted of carbon, hydrogen, bromine, mercury, sodium, and oxygen atoms, and was found to have antiseptic properties. © 2020 Copyright - The Survival Journal - All Rights Reserved, B.O.B Mastery: The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag Guide, Bushcraft Survival Skills To Survive In The Wilderness, Survival Hacks: Over 100 Hacks Using Simple Household Items. $10.00 6d 23h. Not effective? (I beg to differ.) Pre-Owned. So if you’re wondering where Merthiolate went, look for members of your generation who remember it, too — they will probably have some pretty powerful memories, to say the least.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'thesurvivaljournal_com-banner-1','ezslot_5',108,'0','0'])); Haley Thomas is a homesteading expert on The Survival Journal living off the grid and striving to be more self-sufficient isn't just a passion for her, but a lifestyle that brings her happiness every day.

Many Americans of the Baby boomer generation (and earlier) remember Merthiolate as an antiseptic staple of bathroom medicine cabinets. The best find is the early speller. Does anyone else remember scraping your knee, running in to Mama, and out came the dreaded Merthiolate? Who else remembers Merthiolate? I confess I never knew it contained mercury, did you? Must have been a lot of people besides me liking merthiolate. It’s my understanding that it is available, but with different ingredients, and not as good. Bottle, Vintage Pyrex Tincture Merthiolate Glass Bottle Paper Label Antiseptic w/dauber, 2 Vintage Glass Medicine Bottles - Merthiolate Tincture Antiseptic & Anbesol, Bluestone's Drug Store Pittsburgh Tincture Merthiolate Glass Medicine Bottle. Required fields are marked *. C $41.86. You should see what’s in it!

Great finds…I especially love the book…and yes, I remember Merthioliate…. From United States. But such remedies have varied over time, from hydrogen peroxide and iodine to rubbing alcohol, adhesive bandages, and over-the-counter ointments.
In fact, there were some treatments that were previously popular but have fallen out of favor in more recent years. Customs services and international tracking provided. I like the napkin rings and that spelling book is really cool! © 2017 Vintage Southern Picks | All Rights Reserved. Yep!
You’re so right Debra! I can totally relate to your dad being disappointed that it’s not made anymore, but I think I have a lifetime supply now!! I went to the pharmacy to replace it only to discover it’s not made anymore. My granny always told us the more Merthiolate burned, the more germs were being killed. Rare Vintage (empty) Bottle Of JOPP’S FENLAKSA Medicine. I still remember the glass applicator inside the lid. You’re right Fonda on what each was for. The first was for “boo-boos”, and, if I remember correctly, the second was rubbed on gums as an aid for teething pain. I'd Love it if You'd Share...Pretty Please with a Cherry on Top? Because many items are vintage and need TLC, I show the refurbish process to make them attractive for resale. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Especially the one with pineapples. So you like the spelling book!

It went on every cut & scrape, and it burned like you know what. Disclosure: Some of the links on this website may be affiliate links. I love all your finds, the Avon container is sure pretty.

So much stuff for a little book! Florence, I really love all three sets of the napkin rings. So much for my vintage finds memories of Merthiolate. Some believe the use of the compound in vaccines causes autism in infants.

Florence, you got some good stuff. The Mercury stained the linoleum in my parent’s brand new home, it never came off.

I and every other kid was brought up on the stuff, and we’re still here. Bottle, - Vintage Pyrex Tincture Merthiolate Glass Bottle Paper Label Antiseptic w/dauber, - 2 Vintage Glass Medicine Bottles - Merthiolate Tincture Antiseptic & Anbesol, - Bluestone's Drug Store Pittsburgh Tincture Merthiolate Glass Medicine Bottle. Thiomersal was a related, and possibly derivative compound developed by the American pharmaceutical developer Eli Lilly and Company. Filed Under: Yard/Estate Sale Finds Tagged With: brass napkin rings, first aid box, merthiolate, old spelling book, vintage avon, vintage finds, My favorite find of yours is the book. With the help of Craigslist and GPS we did find a couple of estate sales, but I was several hours late. They said it was because of the red dye, but here’s a bit of “Merthiolate” history that clears it up…. In 1929, Eli Lilly and Company trademarked thiomersal as Merthiolate. But what is thiomersal? Do you remember Merthiolate?

That book is fabulous and I love that it’s tiny. I love picking, junking, thrifting, and shabby chic style. The active ingredient in mercurochrome and merthiolate contained mercury and was deemed not effective and dangerous by the FDA. Amazing we lived so long considering all those harmful things. But treatments like these weren’t so always popular. Last Updated August 2, 2020 by Stephanie Thomas. OMG mercury I knew that stuff was evil. Cheapskate Picker Sharing Finds, DIY & Selling Tips, November 21, 2016 by Florence 24 Comments. Vintage finds memories of Merthiolate…just got back from visiting our daughter in Maryville, and of course no visit anywhere is complete without a thrift store or two, or even an estate sale if I can find one! …and a metal Band-Aid box, bottles of Mercurochrome, iodine, adrenaline, and Paragoric…all vintage first aid medicines. C $14.05.

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