Tiger Balm products at the Haw Par Corporation's Tiger Balm factory in Singapore. Photo: Christopher DeWolf

The Tiger Balm story: how ointment for every ailment was created, fell out of favour, then found new generation of users 

Analgesic balm in a hexagonal jar, launched in Rangoon by the Aw brothers in 1924, was a staple of Chinese families’ medicine cabinets for a generation. Today, Tiger Balm products have fans around the world, including Lady Gaga

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Tiger Balm products at the Haw Par Corporation's Tiger Balm factory in Singapore. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
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