Skip header and navigation

Refine By

1 records – page 1 of 1.

Apioline capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8511
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
1988.15.9
Description
A hinged rectangular metal tin decorated and labelled in green and yellow on the exterior; contains round, brown capsules; product pamphlet describes the proposed use for amenorrhea, scanty periods, etc.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1988.15.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- ecbolic -- container
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A hinged rectangular metal tin decorated and labelled in green and yellow on the exterior; contains round, brown capsules; product pamphlet describes the proposed use for amenorrhea, scanty periods, etc.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. M. Swain for Dr. Robert B. Aylesworth.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: green; yellow
vegetable matter: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "Apioline // (CHAPOTEAUT) // CAPSULES OF 20 CENTIGRAMS // IN CASES OF IRREGULAR AND PAINFUL // MENSTRUATION, WHERE RELIEF MAY BE // EXPECTED THROUGH STIMULATION OF // THE GENITO-SPINAL VASO-MOTOR SYSTEM."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 3.5 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Contents becoming brittle
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Apiol - extract of parsley - was known as an abortifacient, a drug causing abortion. Dr. Robert B. Aylesworth (M.D. Victoria College 1867) practised in various parts of Ontario from 1869-1892, ending up in Toronto.
Images
Less detail