Retailers that carry J.R. Watkins products include CVS, RiteAid, Safeway, Kroger and Giant Eagle. Costco, Meijer, Loblaw's, Target and Whole Foods also carry this brand.
J.R. Watkins produces personal care products, over-the-counter health treatments, cleaning supplies and gourmet food products. The company's cleaning product line includes hand soap, dish soap, wet wipes and an all-purpose spray cleaner. These items are available in scents such as grapefruit, lemon, orange citrus and a blend of aloe and green tea. All J.R. Watkins cleaning products are nontoxic, are biodegradable and contain predominantly natural ingredients.
One of J.R. Watkins' most popular over-the-counter health treatments is Watkins Liniment, a liquid rub for sore muscles. It was developed in 1868 as the brand's first product. Watkins Liniment contains camphor and capsicum, the compound that makes hot peppers spicy. It does not contain synthetic dyes.
The J.R. Watkins gourmet line includes spices, dry seasonings and extracts. The most popular gourmet items include vanilla extract, lemon extract, ground ginger, cinnamon and black peppercorns.
Many J.R. Watkins products come in traditional apothecary-style bottles made from recyclable plastic. They mimic the design of the original Watkins Liniment package and bear the brand's characteristic "trial mark" stamp located slightly below the neck of each bottle.