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Vita Oil (Canada)

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Vita Oil

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Company: Hawthorne



For the temporary relief of muscular soreness, minor sprains, stiffness caused by overexertion.

A liniment made of natural ingredients used by horsemen since 1880.


VITA OIL has no alcohol or other quickly evaporative substances that can dry skin, but instead is a combination of natural oils and spices that remains moist and active for hours.

For temporary relief of sore, stiff muscles. Thoroughly rub in all the Vita Oil the skin will absorb. For best results: Apply hot compress, either moist or dry, or sponge with hot water to open pores. Towel dry, then rub in Vita Oil. Repeat as necessary.

As a sweat: apply full strength Vita Oil to affected area. Wrap with plastic wrap and cover with blanket or bandage.

As a leg brace: dilute two ounces of Vita Oil with one pint of witch hazel and one pint of rubbing alcohol. Shake thoroughly.

As a body wash: add two ounces of Vita Oil to one quart of rubbing alcohol, witch hazel or water.

Keep lid fastened securely when not in use.

Active Ingredients

Mineral oil, turpentine, peppers, mustard flour and other spices.

Vita Oil Caution

Keep out of children’s reach. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If excessive irritation develops or affected area does not respond to treatment, consult a veterinarian.



Net Weight 16 U.S. oz. (.473 Liter)

Hawthorne Products, 16828 N. State Road 167 N., Dunkirk, IN 47336


CPN: 12580122

16828 NORTH STATE ROAD 167 NORTH, P.O. BOX 226, DUNKIRK, IN, 47336
Telephone:   765-768-6585
Order Desk:   800-548-5658
Fax:   765-768-7672
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