Ain’t the internet wonderful?
I complained about the apparent demise of Salina Drug Lotion from Salina Drug, a company that no longer exists in Salina, Utah.
Reader J. W. Higginbotham — a stellar researcher of things internet — responded with an obscure page from a company in Utah that said it has the lotion available. Pure Cell Organics in Salt Lake City has the stuff.
The page invites raised hopes:
Ready for something new?
Try this 70+ year-old recipe developed by a local pharmacist in Salina, Utah.
Salina Lotion is a glycerin, bay rum and rosemary essential oil based liquid lotion that promotes the healing of dry, cracked and itchy skin, especially on feet and hands. It softens skin, cuticles and calluses and is great for sunburn relief.
Local family owned and operated.
After checking to be sure it isn’t a scam, or badly outdated, and an email exchange with the woman who owns the company, we should have a bottle on the way.
It’s almost as good as DNA tests finding lost, wealthy or entertaining relatives.