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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1970.10.6
Description
Clear glass vial, corked; 3/4 full of white tablets; narrow paper label wrapped around vial.
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Accession Number
1970.10.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Hypertension
Glyceryl Trinitrate -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial, corked; 3/4 full of white tablets; narrow paper label wrapped around vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
drugs: white
paper: yellowish
Inscriptions
Handwritten on paper label: "Nitro-Glycerine // Gr 1/100"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.6 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Top of cork slightly broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"Relaxes smooth muscle and reduces systolic blood pressure."
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Lily of the Valley Root

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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1980.18.243
Description
A square-based glass bottle with rounded shoulders, a narrow neck ending in a lip, and closed with a cork; a paper label; 2/3 full of dark liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.243
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiotonic Agents
Diuretics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A square-based glass bottle with rounded shoulders, a narrow neck ending in a lip, and closed with a cork; a paper label; 2/3 full of dark liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: brown
Inscriptions
On label: "Ext. Convallaria Maj. Fl. Lily of the Valley Root // Dose: one to five minims"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
10.5 cm
Width
3.5 cm
Depth
3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Cardiac stimulant and diuretic; similar to digitalis in action.
Convallaria majalis, commonly known as lily-of-the-valley, is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial that that typically forms an indefinitely-spreading ground cover to 8-12” tall.
Images
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