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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
1976.60.5
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried leaves of Cassia marilandica (American senna).
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Accession Number
1976.60.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried leaves of Cassia marilandica (American senna).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1820
1882
1820-1882
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: brownish-green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row E
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Information sheet accompanying accession shee
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 Cassia marilandica: wet soil of eastern and central U.S. and Canada; parts used: leaves, roots, and seeds; uses: reduction of fever, sore throat, most commonly and currently as a laxative; official preparation: U.S.P. 1820-1882 .
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Dr. Ross' Kidney and Liver Pills

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7817
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
1980.18.203
Description
A paper roll containing a glass jar of large kidney and liver pills; metal screw-on top.
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Accession Number
1980.18.203
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A paper roll containing a glass jar of large kidney and liver pills; metal screw-on top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Ross Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass
metal
paper: light green; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on paper covering: "DR. ROSS' // Kidney and Liver Pills // For Headache // Biliousness, Constipation, Bad Blood, Indigestion, Rheumatism"; "Price 25¢"; "The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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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. W. B. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7884
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.265
Description
A flat bottle with sloping, rounded shoulders, medium-narrow neck, and a small collar, and a fat lip; cork stopper; paper label; dark liquid contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.265
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat bottle with sloping, rounded shoulders, medium-narrow neck, and a small collar, and a fat lip; cork stopper; paper label; dark liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Pepsin Syrup Company
Site Made (City)
Bridgeburg
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. W.B. CALDWELL'S // LAXATIVE // SYRUP PEPSIN // COMPOUND // RECOMMENDED FOR // CONSTIPATION // AND ITS ATTENDANT ILLS // SUCH AS // Biliousness, Sick Headache, Sour // Stomach, Heartburn, Foul // Breath, Flatulency, etc. // DIRECTIONS — To cleanse the // system thoroughly when bilious // or constipated and to dispel // SHAKE WELL BEFORE TAKING // PEPSIN SYRUP COMPANY // Sole Proprietors // BRIDGEBURG, ONTARIO, CAN."; embossed on bottle: "Dr. W.B. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin" and "Bridgeburg, Ontario"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 5.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Tamar Indien fruit laxative box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7936
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.313
Description
A wrapped and sealed food package; labelling is in French.
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Accession Number
1980.18.313
MeSH Heading
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A wrapped and sealed food package; labelling is in French.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Darrasse & Co.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
paper: brown
ink: red
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Phillips Milk of Magnesia

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7985
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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