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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001230
Description
One-piece cardboard box which has flaps at both sides to open and close the box; box contains loose dried plant material.
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Accession Number
996001230
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Valerian
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
One-piece cardboard box which has flaps at both sides to open and close the box; box contains loose dried plant material.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Allaire - Woodward & Co.
Site Made (City)
Peoria
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: beige
plant material: brown
Inscriptions
"6785 // Valerian // Valeriana officinalis // U.S.P. // put up by // Allaire-Woodward & Co. // Peoria - Ill. // Common Names // Valerian, Stetwall, Vandal Root, // All Heal"; properties listed on top flap
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row B
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
There are no stains on the surface of the cardboard; the upper right side corner has been bent in slightly; there are no tears in the cardboard.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Valerian was used as a sedative for nervous unrest, hysteria, hypochondriasis, etc.
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1970.4.16
Description
Blue paper package containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Plants, Medicinal
Muscarinic Agonists -- therapeutic use
Dysmenorrhea, drug therapy
Gynecology
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Blue paper package containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Allaire, Woodward & Co.
Site Made (City)
Peoria
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: blue
ink: black
Inscriptions
Front: "ALLAIRE, WOODWARD & CO. // CRAMP BARK // (Vibernum Opulus) // PEORIA, ILL."; side: "COMMON NAMES. // Cramp Bark, High Cranberry, Rose Elder, // Squaw Bush, Whitten Tree // m-ui-yk-2m"; side: " PROPERTIES. // Cramp Bark is considered anti-spasmodic, re- // lieving cramps and spasms of all kinds; said to // be of great value in puerperal convulsions. In- // fusion, Cramp Bark, two ounces, Hot Water, one // pint. Dose, one to two tablespoonfuls every four // hours."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Has been bug-infested.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1970.4.5
Description
Blue paper package containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Plants, Medicinal
Muscarinic Agonists -- therapeutic use
Dysmenorrhea, drug therapy
Gynecology
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Blue paper package containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Allaire, Woodward & Co.
Site Made (City)
Peoria
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: blue
ink: black
Inscriptions
Front: "ALLAIRE, WOODWARD & CO. // CRAMP BARK // (Vibernum Opulus) // PEORIA, ILL."; side: "COMMON NAMES. // Cramp Bark, High Cranberry, Rose Elder, // Squaw Bush, Whitten Tree // m-ui-yk-2m"; side: " PROPERTIES. // Cramp Bark is considered anti-spasmodic, re- // lieving cramps and spasms of all kinds; said to // be of great value in puerperal convulsions. In- // fusion, Cramp Bark, two ounces, Hot Water, one // pint. Dose, one to two tablespoonfuls every four // hours."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Has been bug infested.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Instantine-Plus analgesic tablets with codeine

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
010020250
Description
Instantine-Plus tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in blue and white; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with blue and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed in blue on underside of …
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Accession Number
010020250
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Instantine-Plus tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in blue and white; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with blue and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed in blue on underside of lid; tin contains two white tablets, three crystallized pink tablets, six brown crystallized tablets
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Bayer Company Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Aurora
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Based on packaging
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, red, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "N // Instantine-Plus // WITH CODEINE // TRADE MARKS REG. // FAST PROLONGED RELIEF FROM PAIN // 12 TABLETS // PRESS HERE"; printed inside lid: "INDICATIONS: Headache, colds, feverish conditions, neuralgia, // and rheumatic pains. Follow directions on bottom of tin. // A BAYER // PRODUCT // Instantine-Plus // UN PRODUIT // BAYER // MARQUE DEPOSEE // SOULAGEMENT RAPIDE ET PROLONGE DE LA DOULEUR CAUSEE PAR // Les maux de tete, rhumes, etats febriles, nevralgies, et douleurs // rhumatismales. Suivez le mode d'emploi sur le fond de la boite."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 8.1 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Enamel faded on tin, especially around edges; tablets are brown and crystallized
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
Images
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