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Yaqui Pain Killer and Inhaler

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
014002001
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of Yaqui pain medicine tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; approximately one third full of brown liquid; red paper label wraps completely around bottle; label has imagery of fictitious “Native” in full feathered war bonnet and provides ingredients, instruc…
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Accession Number
014002001
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- homeopathic and other sectarian medicines
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of Yaqui pain medicine tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; approximately one third full of brown liquid; red paper label wraps completely around bottle; label has imagery of fictitious “Native” in full feathered war bonnet and provides ingredients, instructions; product used as a painkiller and inhaler; embossed manufacturer's marks on bottle base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Cherokee Indian Remedy Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: red
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “YAQUI // Pain Killer // and Inhaler // Beneficial for head - // aches, Catarrh, Hay // Fever, Asthma, Rheu - // matism, Lumbago // Aches, Pains, Sprains // CHEROKEE INDIAN // REMEDY CO. //1536 Dundas St. W. // Toronto, Ont. // Directions: - inhale or // moisten affected parts and // rub thoroughly. // Contains Turpentine, Hemlock, Orig - // anum, Soap Bark, Oil Mustard, Wintergreen, Oil Mt. Laurel and extract of Indian // Onion. External use only // Price $1 each, 6 for $5”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7 Box 1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.4 cm x Width 3.5 c.m x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Label shows minor wear along most edges, with small piece missing from back bottom of label; cork has minor crack and minor section missing; paper label faded around top; brown residue adhered inside tapered neck of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Imagery on label is manufacturer's depiction of Cherokee man, and may not correlate to an accurate historical representation of Cherokee people.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
014002002 a-b
Description
Round white opaque milk glass jar of “Eskimo” ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) full of solid brown product with crusted top; product used for eczema and skin problems; tanpaper label with thick black border affixed to half of jar diameter; information provided in English and French.
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Accession Number
014002002 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Round white opaque milk glass jar of “Eskimo” ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) full of solid brown product with crusted top; product used for eczema and skin problems; tanpaper label with thick black border affixed to half of jar diameter; information provided in English and French.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – jar – Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
b – lid – Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Eskimo Ointment Co.
Site Made (City)
Mansonville + Brome
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: white
paper: tan
metal: silver
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ESKIMO // Pour ECZEMA, DEMANGEAISON, // DARTRES, Etc. // DIRECTION: Appliqueztousles2soirs. // PRIX: 75 c.// For ECZEMA, ITCH, SCABS, Etc. // DIRECTION: Apply every other night. // PRICE: 75c. // ESKIMO OINTMENT CO. // MANSONVILLE BROME, P.Q. // No. 11539 - "Loi des Médicaments brevetés ou Proprietary." // No. 11539 - The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act.''
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Condition Remarks
Lid has dent and minor scratches, label shows minor wear along botom edge
Copy Type
Original
Images
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pharmaceutical bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14138
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870-1920
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002005
Description
Empty clear glass rectangular bottle with sloped shoulders, long neck, no label, no cork stopper; front and back have recessed panels where labels would be affixed.
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Accession Number
014002005
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty clear glass rectangular bottle with sloped shoulders, long neck, no label, no cork stopper; front and back have recessed panels where labels would be affixed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870-1920
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed manufacturer's marks on bottle's base: "298"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 16.1 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The front and back faces of the bottle have splotches of light, white filmy residue
Copy Type
Original
Images
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pharmaceutical bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14921
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002006
Description
Empty clear glass rectangular bottle, tapered neck, no cork stopper; faceted sides; tri-faced on the front with a round, flat back; embossed on front face with manufacturer's mark, name and address; embossed manufacturer's mark on base of bottle.
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Accession Number
014002006
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty clear glass rectangular bottle, tapered neck, no cork stopper; faceted sides; tri-faced on the front with a round, flat back; embossed on front face with manufacturer's mark, name and address; embossed manufacturer's mark on base of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Druggists J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle's front face: "Druggists J. D. B. Fraser + Son // Pictou. N.S. // 3IV"; embossed on base: "BFC CO T // 984"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 14.9 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Looks almost new; limited amount of wear with a small chip on the lip of the bottle neck
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1890
1930
1890-1930
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
014002008
Description
Empty transparent rectangular aqua-tinted bottle of dental tintcure with sloped shoulders tapered at neck; no stopper; cream paper manufacturer's label affixed to one side of bottle describes a list of the product's benefits, directions for use, and pricing information.
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Accession Number
014002008
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Dentifrices
Oral Hygiene
Description
Empty transparent rectangular aqua-tinted bottle of dental tintcure with sloped shoulders tapered at neck; no stopper; cream paper manufacturer's label affixed to one side of bottle describes a list of the product's benefits, directions for use, and pricing information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1930
1890-1930
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: green
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DENTAL TINCTURE // For Beautifying and Preserving // THE TEETH AND GUMS, // AND // Imparting an agreeable Odour to the Breath // This Tincture will be found to assist the // action of the salivary glands, and relieve the // nerves from that presence which so often pro- // duces Tooth-ache and Bleeding of the Gums; // it removes the Tartar and sweetens the Breath, // when affected either from fatigue, heat of the // stomach, or a too free indulgence in the // luxuries of the table; and it imparts a cool- // ness and freshness to the mouth, which is at // all times, and under all circumstances, delight- // ful to experience. // DIRECTIONS FOR USE - A small quantity // on the Tooth-brush, previously immersed in // water, to be used morning and evening. // Put up in Bottles at 1s. 6d. and 2s 6d."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Label shows minor wear along edges, label is missing a minor section at upper right corner
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Bohemian Dandruff Cure

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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002009
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cork closure covered in white paper and tied with string; glass has several minor bubbles; small amount of green tinged liquid inside; white paper label on front and contains manufacturer's name, logo and address, product name and instructions for use.
Accession Number
014002009
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cork closure covered in white paper and tied with string; glass has several minor bubbles; small amount of green tinged liquid inside; white paper label on front and contains manufacturer's name, logo and address, product name and instructions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
R. D. Stiles, Pharmacist, St. Lawrence Drug Store
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: white
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BOHEMIAN // Dandruff Cure // REMOVES AND PREVENTS // DANDRUFF // DIRECTIONS - Rub well into the roots of the Hair // with a sponge or towel. Don't wash the head while // using, but keep clean by brushing and combing. // PREPARED BY // R. D. STILES. Pharmacist, // St. Lawrence Drug Store // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Copy Type
original
Less detail

Blanchard Blood and Nerve Food

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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002012 a-b
Description
Tall square aqua tinted glass bottle (a) has green paper label on all sides with removable cork closure (b); cork has small amount of wax seal with directions for use; empty.
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Accession Number
014002012 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall square aqua tinted glass bottle (a) has green paper label on all sides with removable cork closure (b); cork has small amount of wax seal with directions for use; empty.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle: Length 16.2 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
b - cork: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Blanchard Food Cure Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: white
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1862 1877 // THE BLANCHARD // CONCENTRATED // BLOOD AND NERVE // FOOD // OR // TONIC EXTRACT OF WHEAT // Every quart of this pre- // parathion contains the vital // nutritive qualities contain - // ed in one bushel of wheat. // Beware of Counterfeits! // BLANCHARD // FOOD CURE COMPANY, // NEW YORK, PROPRIETORS. // V. W. BLANCHARD, M.D. // Chemist and Manufacturer. // PRICE, - // $1.00 // GENERAL DIRECTIONS FOR USE // For an adult 1-2 tea -// spoonsful AFTER each meal. // This quantity to be gradually increased in the // course of two weeks to // one - dessert-spoonful. // Its effects being those of food, // it should not be taken in a // quantity sufficient to cause a // sense of oppression in the // region of the stomach, or a // sense of fullness in the head. // to be kept well corked, and to // be shaken before it is taken."; embossed on top: "FOOD // CURE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002013
Description
Square brown glass bottle with cork closure and sealed with red paper label containing manufacturer's mark and name; full with brown opaque liquid; embossed manufacturer's name on back of bottle and on the base; tan paper label on front of bottle and contains manufacturer's logo, ingredients, instr…
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Accession Number
014002013
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square brown glass bottle with cork closure and sealed with red paper label containing manufacturer's mark and name; full with brown opaque liquid; embossed manufacturer's name on back of bottle and on the base; tan paper label on front of bottle and contains manufacturer's logo, ingredients, instructions for use, manufacturer's information, alcohol content and bottle volume.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Od Chem. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
USA
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: tan, red
ink: black, gold
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Sanmetto // REG. (TRADE MARK) U.S. PAT OF // A preparation of true Sandal - // wood, fresh Saw Palmetto // Berries and Zea // Alcohol 20.6% // DOSE: ONE TEASPOONFUL // FOUR TIMES A DAY // MADE BY // Od Chem. Co. // New York, // U.S.A. // 7 1/2 fluid ounces"; embossed on back: "Od Chem. Co. // NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 16.3 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle looks like new; label yellowed, brittle; two minor missing pieces on top of lable; cork stopper label shows signs of wear along the edge and lettering is faded
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail

Piso's Cough and Cold Remedy

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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
014002015 a-c
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Piso’s Remedy (a) tapered at neck with red cork stuck in neck and without label; full of cloudy amber liquid; tan paper packaging (b) printed decorative graphics includes company logo surrounded by a swirled trim, price and ingredients listed (b); one piece f…
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Accession Number
014002015 a-c
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle of Piso’s Remedy (a) tapered at neck with red cork stuck in neck and without label; full of cloudy amber liquid; tan paper packaging (b) printed decorative graphics includes company logo surrounded by a swirled trim, price and ingredients listed (b); one piece folded interior packaging (c) contains an instructional leaflet with directions for use in English, French, German, Hebrew, Polish, Swedish, Italian, and Spanish.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 13.8 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - packaging - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
c - leaflet - Size: Length 39.0 cm x Width 19.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
The Piso Company
Site Made (City)
St. Catherine's
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: red
Inscriptions
Printed on outer packaging: "Change in Label Adopted 1910 // Entered according to the Act of // Parliament of Canada // in the year 1872 by Hazeltine & Co. // in the Office of the // Minister of // Agriculture // Trade Mark // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. // PISO’S REMEDY // A // MEDICINE // FOR // COUGH AND COLDS // PRICE 25 cts. // EXTRACT CANNABIS INDICA 1/2 // GRAIN PER OUNCE. CHLOROFORM // 5 MINIMS PER OUNCE. // Prepared by THE PISO COMPANY // CANADIAN LABORATORY ST.CATHERINES, ONT. // Warranty for this product may be found in the accompanying Circular // No. 102 [illeg.] Proprietary or Patent”; embossed on bottle: "THE // PISO COMPANY // HAZELTINE & CO. // TRADE-PISO'S-MARK" handwritten in pen on lower left-hand side of packaging: "$1.00"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row A
Condition Remarks
Paper packaging label is very fragile, frayed edges and missing areas and faded printing; red stain on cork is unstable; leaflet has areas discolored lightly pink
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Essence of Jamaica Ginger

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14146
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
014002016 a-b
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle (a) of Jamaica ginger with sloped shoulders; tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck; full of opaque brown liquid; cream paper lists the product's name, directions for use in English and French, the manufacturer's name and address; rectangular tan pa…
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Accession Number
014002016 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle (a) of Jamaica ginger with sloped shoulders; tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck; full of opaque brown liquid; cream paper lists the product's name, directions for use in English and French, the manufacturer's name and address; rectangular tan paper cardboard box (b) covered in tan paper lists the product's ingredients, directions for use, an explanation of the product's benefits.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 16.8 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Frasier, Thornton & Co., Limited
Site Made (City)
Cookshire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream, tan
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on box: “DR. STANLEY’S // “DOUBLE // STRENGTH’ // Essence of // Jamaica // ginger // Contains the active con - // stituents of genuine ginger // root with other aromatics. // It instantly relieves all in - // ternal pains. // Sole Proprietors // FRASIER, // THORNTON & CO., // LIMITED // COOKSHIRE // QUEBEC, CANADA // Each fluid ounce contains 164 Grains Alcohol, 55 Grains Jamaica Ginger Root, 3.3 Grains Capsicum // DIRECTIONS // For Cramps, Colic, Cholera-Morbus, and all internal complaints, take one teaspoonful in a glass of hot // water well sweetened, every half hour until relieved. As a gentle stimulant and tonic in Dyspepsia and // Indigestion, one teaspoonful in a glass of hot water sweetened, three times a day.”; bottle label: "Dr. Stanley's // Double Strength // Essence of // Jamaica Ginger // DIRECTIONS - For // Cramps, Colic, Chlo- // era-Morbus, and all // internal pains take // one teaspoonful in a // glass of hot water // well sweetened, every // half hour until re- // lieved.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box paper has yellowed, brittle, shows minor wear and surface grime with minor stain, missing top portion of paper cover
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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