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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.15
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; full of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Arthritis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container --bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; full of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
oil: amber
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "OL. CAJUPUT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label frayed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed., p. 1013
Research Facts
"A colourless, yellow, or green oil with an agreeable camphoraceous odour and a bitter, aromatic, camphoraceous taste, obtained by distillation from the fresh leaves and twigs of certain species of Melaleuca such as M. cajuputi and M. leucadendron. Uses: employed internally as a carminative and externally as a stimulant and mild rubefacient in rheumatism. It is an ingredient in some ointments and liniments."
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