Date of 1906 listed on label; likely made between 1906 and 1919
plant material: brown
Paper label reads at top, "YELLOW DOCK // ROOT // Rumex crispus Lin. // No. 309509994 // Guaranteed under the Food and Drugs Act, // June 30, 1906. Guaranty No. 6 // Parke, Davis & Co. // Detroit, Mich. // U.S.A."; content information listed on bottom; properties listed on top.
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row C
Unit Of Measure
Length: 5.5 cm. x Width: 5.7 cm. x Depth: 3.0 cm.
The box shows very minor wear at the corners; the label has a small stain at the upper right corner; original paper seal is intact.
Used to treat scrofulous skin diseases and as a depurative in congested liver and dyspepsia.
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
One-piece cardboard box which has flaps at the top and bottom to open and close the container; the box has a paper label which is glued on and seals the flaps closed; the box contains loose dried plant material