Ung: Tuthia (Tutty Ointment)

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Title

Ung: Tuthia (Tutty Ointment)

Description

U or Ung is an abbreviation of unguentum (ointment). Tutty was crude zinc oxide; tutty eye ointment was made from zinc oxide and other ingredients. Zinc oxide has been used as an ingredient in medicinal ointment for centuries.

Identifier

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Citation

“Ung: Tuthia (Tutty Ointment),” Exhibits, accessed August 22, 2017, http://utswlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/153.