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powdered colchicum seed jar

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.126 a-b
Description
Light green glass bottle with glass stopper; 3/4 full of powdered colchicum seed.
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Accession Number
1980.18.126 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Gout Suppressants
Gout -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Light green glass bottle with glass stopper; 3/4 full of powdered colchicum seed.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle - Size: Length 33.4 cm x Diam. 11.9 cm
stopper
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Robert Gibson
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: translucent light green
seed: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "Robert Gibson // Medical Lozenge // Maker, // Manchester"; embossed on stopper: "Nuttall & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"Colchi semen. is the dried ripe seeds of Colchicum autumnale; Colchicum seed has actions similar to those of Colchicum corm in relieving pain in acute gout."
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