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Dates
1820
1882
1820-1882
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1976.60.12
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried herbs, Aralia nudicaulis (sarsaparilla).
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Accession Number
1976.60.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried herbs, Aralia nudicaulis (sarsaparilla).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1820
1882
1820-1882
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: light brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row F
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Reference Comments
Information sheet accompanying accession sheet;
"The American Medical Illustrated Dictionary," 20th ed., W.A. N. Dorland, 1944, p. 1294
Research Facts
Was used in an exhibit for the International Congress of the History of Medicine in Montreal; used by the North American Indians; note: crude drugs were used in Canada quite extensively until around the 1920s; habitat for Aralia nudicaulis: moist woods from Newfoundland to Manitoba and South to North Carolina and Missouri; parts used: roots; uses: cough medicine, diaphoretic, stimulant (Note: this does not agree with the other items on the db, nor the definition in the medical dictionary, which states, "diuretic, tonic and blood purifier"; I have used the same MeSH as elsewhere on the db); constituents: belongs to the ginseng family--chemically related to spikenard; official preparation: U.S.P. 1820-1882.
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Zopesa laxative

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7822
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.209
Description
A flat bottle with four indented sides and arched shoulders, narrow neck ending in a small lip and closed with a cork; paper label; black residue.
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Accession Number
1980.18.209
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat bottle with four indented sides and arched shoulders, narrow neck ending in a small lip and closed with a cork; paper label; black residue.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Zopesa Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: aqua
cork: brown
paper: orange; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ZOPESA // An extraordinary cure // for Dyspepsia or // Indigestion and Constipation // A PANACEA . . ."; embossed on one of the panels: "Zopesa Chemical Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 18.4 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Johnson's digestive pills

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7829
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.215
Description
A square-base aqua blue glass bottle with a wide neck and cork closure; paper label; cotton padding; some original contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.215
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Veterinary Medicine
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A square-base aqua blue glass bottle with a wide neck and cork closure; paper label; cotton padding; some original contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: blue
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. // JOHNSON'S // DIGESTIVE // PILLS // PREPARED BY // N.Y. VETERI- // NARY HOSPITAL"; label also has directions for use.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 6.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork is slightly broken.
Copy Type
Original
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Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia Elixer

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1980.18.222
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.222
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Lyman, Knox & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: transparent
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Elixir, Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia"; "It has been employed with great success in Dyspepsia, Gastralgia, General Debility of the system, and in all the numerous disorders dependent on want of tone and vigour of the stomach and digestive organs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 19.6 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork broken at top.
Copy Type
Original
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Keppler Malt Extract

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7892
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.273
Description
A squarish-bodied glass bottle with edges rounded, very slight, rounded shoulders and a neck almost the same size as the body; topped with a metal cap; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.273
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A squarish-bodied glass bottle with edges rounded, very slight, rounded shoulders and a neck almost the same size as the body; topped with a metal cap; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wellcome Chemical Works
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
metal: yellow
paper: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Embossed on top, with the shape of a horse: "The Kepler Malt Products"; directions in English and other languages.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 19.3 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Part of the label is missing; top is rusty.
Copy Type
Original
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ginger lozenges

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7973
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.48
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; about one-third full of brownish "ginger loz."
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Accession Number
1980.18.48
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; about one-third full of brownish "ginger loz."
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wyeth
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
paper: orange; black
contents: brown
Inscriptions
On paper label: "DISPENSED BY // TAYLOR'S ANTISEPTIC PHARMACY"; "GINGER LOZ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 20.9 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary," 20th ed.
Research Facts
used for flatulence, dyspepsia, and colic.
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.50
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with flattened shoulders and a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; some of the original contents in the form of a white powder.
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Accession Number
1980.18.50
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with flattened shoulders and a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; some of the original contents in the form of a white powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
paper: brown; black
powder: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "TAYLOR'S // ANTISEPTIC PHARMACY"; written below by hand: "PULVUS // ANTIACIDUS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Phillips Milk of Magnesia

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.59
Description
A deep blue glass bottle, oval in cross section, strapped sides, no stopper.
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Accession Number
1980.18.59
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A deep blue glass bottle, oval in cross section, strapped sides, no stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Charles H. Phillips Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Glenbrook
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: deep blue
Inscriptions
Embossed on front of bottle: "MILK OF // [logo] // MAGNESIA // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // THE CHAS. H. PHILLIPS // CHEMICAL COMPANY // GLENBROOK, CONN."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 17.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some residue adhering to inside of bottle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
United States Pharmacopoeia, 11th ed.
Research Facts
"Magnesia Magma is an aqueous suspension of Mg(OH)2 containing not less than 7% and not more than 8.5% of Mg(OH)2."
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