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Minard's Liniment

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001125
Description
Cylindrical bottle with seven narrow faces around front and plain smooth back; embossed writing on two panels; threaded opening for screw top.
Accession Number
996001125
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical bottle with seven narrow faces around front and plain smooth back; embossed writing on two panels; threaded opening for screw top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Kingston in July 1993.
Maker
Minard
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Minard's // Liniment
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row A
Length
12.3 cm
Diameter
3.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
See attached on 996.001.216
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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1976.45.1
Description
An orange rectangular metal container with the top hinged to the bottom at back middle.
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Accession Number
1976.45.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
An orange rectangular metal container with the top hinged to the bottom at back middle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Ltd.
Site Made (City)
North Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: orange; yellow; black
Inscriptions
On top of lid: "12 TABLETS // DYSCO // LIST NO. 1774 // EPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE GR. 1-8 // AMIDOPYRINE GRS. 11-2, CARMINATIVES, q.s. // For controlling pain and spasm // during the menstrual period. // DOSE: 2 Tablets; thereafter one at // 1 to 4 hour intervals, as needed."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1976.45.2
Description
A very pale yellow, rectangular metal container with top lid hinged to bottom part at back middle.
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Accession Number
1976.45.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A very pale yellow, rectangular metal container with top lid hinged to bottom part at back middle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: pale yellow; black
Inscriptions
On top of lid: "PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // ORTAL // SODIUM // (Sodium Hexyl Ethyl Barbiturate) // 3 GRAIN CAPSULES // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1976.45.3
Description
A light green rectangular metal container with top lid hinged to bottom part at back middle.
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Accession Number
1976.45.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Barbiturates
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A light green rectangular metal container with top lid hinged to bottom part at back middle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: light green; light yellow; black
Inscriptions
On lid: "NEMBUTAL '844' // (Pento-Barbital Sodium) // PATENT Abbott [in cursive surrounded by a fancy border] // APPLIED FOR // {Sodium Ehtyl-(1-Methyl-Butyl)-Barbiturate} // 1 1/2 GRS. // LIST No. 3114 // ABBOTT LABORATORIES LTD. MONTREAL."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 4.8 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
The metal container was made in England.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1959
1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1976.45.4 a-d
Description
An oval-shaped bottle (a) with a cylindrical plastic cap (b) fitting over a cork stopper (c); a label on one side contains information about contents; came with a box (d).
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Accession Number
1976.45.4 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An oval-shaped bottle (a) with a cylindrical plastic cap (b) fitting over a cork stopper (c); a label on one side contains information about contents; came with a box (d).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
c - cork stopper - Size: Length 3.1 cm x Diam. 3.1 cm
d - box - Size: Length 19.1 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
Frank W. Horner, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
1950-1959
Material
glass: brown
plastic: white
cork: brown
paper: white; blue
cardboard: beige; green; black
Inscriptions
On label on bottle: "4 OZ. [logo incorporating the letters "FH" in a monogram] // urasal // EFFERVESCENT // ------ // Each dessertspoonful contains: // Hexamine ... 7.5 grains // Sodium bicarbonate ... 85 grains // Citric Acid ... 35 grains // Tartaric Acid ... 35 grains // ----- // DOSAGE: One dessertspoonful (one dosecupful) // three times daily in a glass of water, or as // directed by physician. // L044202B"; on box side: "4 OZ. [logo incorporating the letters "FH" in a monogram] // EFFERVESCENT // urasal // --- // FOR // --- // RHEUMATIC PAINS, // --- // KIDNEY // --- // AND // --- // BLADDER // --- // TROUBLES // --- // FRANK W. HORNER LIMITED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1976.60.1
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried herbs, Viola tricolor (wild pansy).
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Accession Number
1976.60.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Skin Diseases, Infectious -- drug therapy
Scabies -- drug therapy
Impetigo -- drug therapy
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried herbs, Viola tricolor (wild pansy).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: reddish-brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row E
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Information sheet accompanying accession sh
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 of viola tricolor is Europe--naturalized in North America by early settlers; parts used: crushed leaves; uses: skin diseases such as impetigo, skin ulcers, and scabies .
Images
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Dates
1863
1916
1863-1916
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1976.60.10
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried herbs, Cypripedium (lady's slipper).
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Accession Number
1976.60.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Sedatives, Nonbarbiturate
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried herbs, Cypripedium (lady's slipper).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1863
1916
1863-1916
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: reddish-brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row F
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Information sheet accompanying accession sheet
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 Cypripedium: bogs from Nova Scotia to Nebraska, South to Mississippi and Alabama; parts used: rhizome and root; uses: sedative and nerve medicine; for insomnia in domestic American medicine; official preparation: U.S.P 1863-1916.
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cascara sagrada

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Dates
1889
circa 1889
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1976.60.11
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried bark, Rhamnus purshiana (cascara sagrada).
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Accession Number
1976.60.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Cascara
Cathartics
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried bark, Rhamnus purshiana (cascara sagrada).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1889
circa 1889
Date Remarks
Original record had "1890-?"; date is uncertain
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: reddish brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row F
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Information sheet accompanying accession sheet
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 Rhamnus purshiana: Northwest Pacific Coast; parts used: bark; uses: popular laxative; official preparation; U.S.P. 1890-present, marketed as Danthron, Sennapod, Senekot, Peri-Colase.
Images
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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.
Images
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Dates
1820
1910
1820-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1976.60.13
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried bark, Ulmus fulva (slippery elm or elm bark).
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Accession Number
1976.60.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Plants, Medicinal
Diarrhea -- drug therapy
Dysentery -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried bark, Ulmus fulva (slippery elm or elm bark).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1820
1910
1820-1910
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row G
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Information sheet accompanying accession sheet; J. Derrick
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 Ulmus fulva: natural woodlands of Central and Eastern U.S.A. and Canada; parts used: inner bark; uses: poultices, fevers, diarrhea (mucilaginous qualities rendered the powdered bark peculiarly adapted to poultices); official preparation: U.S.P. 1820-1910; Note: also used in cough drops.
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