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Kwei Ling Chi capsules box

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Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
004001008 a-c
Description
A small orange and white rectangular cardboard box with product information in both Chinese and English; contains ten sealed burgundy-coloured capsules and a yellow infomation sheet.
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Accession Number
004001008 a-c
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Impotence -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
MM= Drugs -- homeopathic and other sectarian remedies
Description
A small orange and white rectangular cardboard box with product information in both Chinese and English; contains ten sealed burgundy-coloured capsules and a yellow infomation sheet.
Number Of Parts
3
Maker
Shansi Drug Manufactory
Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Material
plastic: clear
paper: yellow
foil: silver
cardboard: orange; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row E
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Adams Garlic Pearles

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1999.3.3
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Accession Number
1999.3.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Garlic has been used for centuries for all sorts of cold and flu symptoms, as a natural antibiotic. Not only will garlic help boost your immunities, it is a drying herb and an expectorant, making it great for wet coughs that are producing a lot of phlegm.
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Homeopathic Tincture of B & R#44

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Dates
1940
1980
circa 1940 - 1980
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
016022039
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle with label on one side and black metal screw cap, operable cap; half full of 0.4 cm white tablets.
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Accession Number
016022039
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy, Homeopathy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle with label on one side and black metal screw cap, operable cap; half full of 0.4 cm white tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1940
1980
circa 1940 - 1980
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: black
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "B & R #44 // Acon Nap 3x // Spongia 3x // Hepar Sulph // Calcar 3x"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010-A
0010-A
Width
4.7
Height
11.7
Depth
6.7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Homsopathic Materia Medica
Research Facts
R44 is used for disorders of the blood circulation.
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Glycerin Suppositories

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997032049
Description
Small clear glass cylindrical jar with white metal screw cap with two cream paper labels, larger one with orange and blue ink and smaller one with blue ink; shows contents of five soft white wax oblongs melted together.
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Accession Number
997032049
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Description
Small clear glass cylindrical jar with white metal screw cap with two cream paper labels, larger one with orange and blue ink and smaller one with blue ink; shows contents of five soft white wax oblongs melted together.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
Rexall Drug Company Limited
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
glass: clear
metal: cream
paper: cream
ink: orange, blue
Inscriptions
On the label: "12 Rexall U-580 // Glycerin Suppositories // U.S.P. // FOR ADULTS // We guarantee these suppositories to contain // Pure Glycerin // KEEP TIGHTLY CLOSED IN COOL PLACE // REXALL DRUG COMPANY LIMITED": second label: "LOT 712I TO // Easily inserted and retained. 15 to 30 minutes // retention in rectum will usually relieve con - // stipation quickly. It is unnecessary to retain // suppositories until dissolved"; repeats in French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Height
5.0 cm
Diameter
4.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label with surface grime, back label with oily stain
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
WebMD: https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-56185/adult-suppositories-rectal/details
Research Facts
Delievered by rectal administration, this was used as an laxative for constipation. It was inserted into the rectum and dissolved there. It drew water into intestines, inducing a bowel movement within 15-60 minutes.
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F. W. Horner & Co. Back Rub & Painkiller

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Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963-1970
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997032051
Description
Short narrow brown glass bottle swith cork closure wih two distinct lables; this is a 50th Anniversry reproduction medical product not intended for use to commemorate the manufacturers anniversary; on label indicates a typical c1913 product label on cream label, very busy with lots of text and font…
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Accession Number
997032051
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Description
Short narrow brown glass bottle swith cork closure wih two distinct lables; this is a 50th Anniversry reproduction medical product not intended for use to commemorate the manufacturers anniversary; on label indicates a typical c1913 product label on cream label, very busy with lots of text and font styles and line drawing of two ladies in Victorian era clothes on an open buggy pulled by a horse, while the other is typical of 1963 product label with gold label, simple text and outline of person; round paper label affixed to cork indicates this product is not intended for use; sealed closure, full of product.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
Frank W. Horner & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963-1970
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
glass: brown
paper: gold, cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the older style label: "POISON // do not take internally // BUGGY-BACK // 1913 // CORSET-BACK // F. W. HORNER & CO. // For // the home and // stable // Sore aching back from // water-hauling, churning, // scrubbing, washboard back, // log pulling, ploughing, // hay pitching, coal-heaving, // fighting, horse riding, // stump pulling, ALSO: // croup, colds, colic, etc. // RUB IT IN // For the stable: // Muscular soreness or // stiffness due to exhaustion //and overwork: shoe boils, // thrush. curbs, weak back, // horse ails, grease heal, // windpuffs, cuts, sweeny // of shoulder or hip, itching // in manes & bodywash. // Lin rerebinth B.P."; on other label: "1963 // SOMA // Analgesic and muscle-relaxant // for the treatment of low back pain. // CARISOPRODOL // 350 mg. // Dose: One tablet // three times daily // and at bedtime": on circular lable on cork: "SPECIMEN ONLY // DO NOT USE // THIS SPECIMEN OF AN AN // TIQUE MEDICINE // BOTTLE IS NOT // INTENDED FOR // ACTUAL USE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-10 Box 1
Height
12.6 cm
Diameter
4.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper on cork split and repaired
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Potentally this commemorative bottle was sent to physicians as the donor's husband was a physician. Contents were not intended for use.
Frank W. Horner was born in Warrenton, Virginia, on May 13, 1867, Mr. Horner moved to Montreal in 1893 to work for Davis & Lawrence Co. He was one of the founding members of the Charles E. Frosst & Co. , where he stayed three years, then spent ten years at the John Wyeth & Bros. He founded his company in 1912, as a manufacturing chemist. His business grew steadily before merging with another company in the 1970s.
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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997032056
Description
Grey metal cylindrical container with flat lid; never opened: lid secured and not openable, contents inside
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Accession Number
997032056
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Description
Grey metal cylindrical container with flat lid; never opened: lid secured and not openable, contents inside
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
metal: grey
ink: teal, white
Inscriptions
On the label: "VARICOPLAST // ELASTIC ADHESIVE BANDAGE // An ideal Surgical Dressing for chronic conditions // of the Limbs, Varicose Veins, Ulcers, Surgical and //Orthopaedic purposes. // INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL WINNIPEG CALGARY VANCOUVER // WIDTH 3 INCHES // LENGTH 3 YARDS // 15 TO 18 FEET // STRETCHED // MADE IN ENGLAND // repeats in French"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Height
8.8 cm
Diameter
7.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Several minor dents in container
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
http://www.aetna.com/cpb/medical/data/500_599/0526.html
Research Facts
Elastic adhesive bandages are secondary dressings, so they protect primary dressings, and have therapeutic purposes. Used to treat varicose veins, ulcers, burns, and for surgical purposes.
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Friar's Balsam (Compound Tincture of Benzoin)

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997032057
Description
Small rectangular clear glass container with white metal screw cap and cream paper label with blue and red ink; inlcudes lot number and dosage; dosage repeated in French.
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Accession Number
997032057
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Description
Small rectangular clear glass container with white metal screw cap and cream paper label with blue and red ink; inlcudes lot number and dosage; dosage repeated in French.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
Independent Druggists' Alliance Distributing Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
glass: clear
metal: cream
paper: cream
ink: blue, red
Inscriptions
On the label: "R. // I. D. A. // FRIAR'S BALSAM // COMPOUND // TINCTURE OF BENZOIN // B.P.C. // TWO FLUID OUNCES // LOT 20H6M // Dose: 1/2 to 1 teaspoonfull // on sugar. For inhaling: 1 // to 2 teaspoonfuls to a pint // of boiling water. // Inhale vapoour // repeats in French // INDEPENDENT DRUGGISTS' ALLIANCE DISTRIBUTING // COMPANY LIMITED TORONTO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-10 Box 1
Width
4.5 cm
Height
11.2 cm
Depth
2.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label with surface grime,, small brown stain form product on top of label, stuck closure
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Book
Websites
Reference Comments
"The Historical Apothecary Compendium by Daniel A. Goldstein
Buckley's: https://www.buckleys.ca/words-of-wisdom/what-are-expectorants-and-how-do-they-work/
WebMD: https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-62120/benzoin-tincture-plain-topical/details.
Research Facts
Tincture of benzoin is a pungent solution of benzoin resin in ethanol. A similar preparation called Friar's Balsam or Compound Benzoin Tincture contains Cape aloes or Barbados aloes and storax resin. Friar's balsam was invented by Joshua Ward around 1760. It is a tincture to be ingested, or put into boiling water and inhaled. It is used for antiseptic, internal disinfectant for urine, expectorant (thins out phlegm in lungs and helps coughs it up), bronchitis, laryngitis, tuberculosis, and other chest/lung conditions.It soothes and relieves irritation, such as canker sores as well as in the airway.
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adrenalin chloride solution ampoule

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Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
003017005
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label.
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Accession Number
003017005
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Ms. Connie Cox, RN, as a teaching aid for instructing nurses at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Date Remarks
Exp. Date: May 1970
Material
glass: transparent
paper: off-white
ink: red
paint: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label affixed to ampoule: "1 CC. // ADRENALIN CHLORIDE // SOLUTION 1:1000 // Epinephrine Hydrochloride // Solution C. S. D. // DOSE - See carton. // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd."; "Exp. Date: May 1970 // Z 209 B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label shows wear on edge.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Epinephrine-HCl
https://www.drugbank.ca/salts/DBSALT001484
Research Facts
It is injected, though it can also be administered in the conjunctiva of the eye. Used to treat severe allergic reactions, such as anaphylaxis, to maintain breathing. It is a bronchodilator (enlarges the bronchioles to let in more oxygen) and a vasoconstrictor (constricts blood vessels so that blood pressure increases / improve oxygen circulation).It lowers intraocular pressure in the eye by decreasing production of eye fluid (aqueous humour).
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adrenalin chloride solution ampoule

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Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
003017006
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label
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Accession Number
003017006
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Ms. Connie Cox, RN, as a teaching aid for instructing nurses at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Date Remarks
Expiry Date: May 1970
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
ink: red, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label affixed to ampoule: "1 CC. // ADRENALIN CHLORIDE // SOLUTION 1:1000 // Epinephrine Hydrochloride // Solution C. S. D. // DOSE - See carton. // Park, Davis & Co., Ltd."; "Exp. Date: May 1970 // Z 209 B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label shows wear on edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Epinephrine-HCl
https://www.drugbank.ca/salts/DBSALT001484
Research Facts
It is injected, though it can also be administered in the conjunctiva of the eye. Used to treat severe allergic reactions, such as anaphylaxis, to maintain breathing. It is a bronchodilator (enlarges the bronchioles to let in more oxygen) and a vasoconstrictor (constricts blood vessels so that blood pressure increases/improve oxygen circulation). It lowers intraocular pressure in the eye by decreasing production of eye fluid (aqueous humour).
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vegetable laxative

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
997037090
Description
Rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; bottle has straight, squared sides that taper sharply to a short neck with a rounded lip in the middle and moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening.
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Accession Number
997037090
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; bottle has straight, squared sides that taper sharply to a short neck with a rounded lip in the middle and moulded screw threadings around the bottle opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Charles H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
The Stevens Companies
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
glass: brown
paper: orange; green; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front reads, "500 // PH. 907 // S.C.T. VEGETABLE // LAXATIVE // Ext. Colocynth Co. 1 gr. // Jalap 1/2 // Hyoscyamus 1/4 // Dandelion 1/2 // Podophyllin 1/4 // Leptandrin 1/2 // Oil Peppermint Q.S. // Dose: One Tablet // Control 57300 // Prepared in the Laboratories of // THE STEVENS COMPANIES // TORONTO WINNIPEG CALGARY // EDMONTON VANCOUVER // LONDON ENG."; embossed on bottom: "5 4099 D" (Note: the " marks within the Marks text are ditto marks indicating "Ext." preceding the substance and "gr." after the substance name)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle has some accumulation on interior as well as fading and staining on label
Copy Type
Original
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