McNess Mentholated Ointment | Mentholated Camphor Rub


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McNess Mentholated Ointment, now called McNess Mentholated Camphor Rub, is a famous old-fashioned personal care product. This item has been around since 1908 and is still manufactured in the United States.

McNess Mentholated Camphor Rub, formerly known as McNess Mentholated Ointment, is one of the best health products made by the McNess Products company.

If you remember the old Rawleigh medicated ointment type product, you will definitely want to try the legendary McNess Mentholated Ointment, now called McNess Mentholated Camphor Rub.

In this modern age, when discussing old-fashioned personal care products, we are unable to make any claims as to the usefulness or effectiveness of such types of medicated ointment products *. We do encourage consumers to first do their own research into the ingredients found within the McNess Mentholated Camphor Rub *.

Some historical anecdotal information may show up that this type of mentholated salve product in the early 1900s may have offered some support for minor congestion or stuffy nose.

McNess Mentholated Ointment tins are sold in a 4.75 oz. can.

McNess Mentholated Ointment and McNess Krestol Salve make a great pair in your personal care cabinet!

McNess Mentholated Ointment is still made with the same formula that it was made with over 100 years ago!

Camphor Oil

Camphor oil is an oil that is processed and extracted from the wood of camphor trees. It is an organic compound known as turpine. Some independent anecdotal research information has suggested that camphor may offer some potential in minor pain relief. In certain lotions, creams, and ointments that contain camphor, there may be some help in the relief of certain skin irritations, along with some minor burns. With that said, there needs to be more serious research and studies conducted to verify such potential.

Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil is an essential oil that may be useful for certain skin irritations. Various ointments and creams that are created with eucalyptus oil may help in soothing cold sores and minor skin irritations. Again, it needs to be emphasized that organized research and studies are required to establish eucalyptus oil as an effective ingredient for skin creams and ointments.

Lanolin Oil

Lanolin oil is considered an emollient and may help to soothe dehydrated or dry skin.


Menthol is derived from various mint plants, such as peppermint and corn mint plants. It offers some independent historical anecdotal information that suggests that menthol could act as a topical analgesic that may relieve minor aches and pains. Rigorous scientific studies still need to be conducted to verify its potential.

McNess Mentholated Ointment (Now Called McNess Mentholated Camphor Rub) Ingredients

This classic McNess Mentholated Rub is formulated with the following raw materials:  Camphor, Petrolatum, Microcrystalline Wax, Menthol, Lanolin, and Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil.

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*Information on this site is provided for informational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your health care provider. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


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