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Dates
1863
1916
1863-1916
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1976.60.10
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried herbs, Cypripedium (lady's slipper).
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Accession Number
1976.60.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Sedatives, Nonbarbiturate
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried herbs, Cypripedium (lady's slipper).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1863
1916
1863-1916
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: reddish-brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row F
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Information sheet accompanying accession sheet
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 for Cypripedium: bogs from Nova Scotia to Nebraska, South to Mississippi and Alabama; parts used: rhizome and root; uses: sedative and nerve medicine; for insomnia in domestic American medicine; official preparation: U.S.P 1863-1916.
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Dates
1820
1926
1820-1926
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1976.60.8
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried plant matter, Zanthoxylum americanum (prickly ash).
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Accession Number
1976.60.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Toothache -- drug therapy
Sexually Transmitted Disease -- drug therapy
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried plant matter, Zanthoxylum americanum (prickly ash).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1820
1926
1820-1926
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: reddish-brown
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 for Zanthoxylum americanum: damp woods from Quebec to Virginia and west to Ontario; South Dakota through Kansas and Nebraska; parts used: bark, roots, berries; uses: toothache, rheumatism , venereal disease, anti-spasmodic; constituents: berberine--mild sedative; official preparations: U.S.P 1820-1926.
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drug vial - Caffeine Cit.

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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.2
Description
A clear glass vial, corked and 1/3 full of light brown pills; has a small horizontal strip label.
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Accession Number
1970.10.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Central Nervous System Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A clear glass vial, corked and 1/3 full of light brown pills; has a small horizontal strip label.
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
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: translucent yellow
cork: brown
drugs: light brown
Inscriptions
Handwritten on label: "Caffeine Cit. Gr 1/2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: no chips or cracks in the glass; cork is whole but protruding from the opening by 0.6 cm; the label is yellowed but whole and legible; pills are whole; residue inside of vial; black deposit in centre of label and directly underneath the glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Caffeine Citrate has a good effect on kidney and muscle, and is a CNS stimulant.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.3
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
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Accession Number
1970.10.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
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
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: brown
drugs: beige
Inscriptions
Paper label has handwritten, "Aconite Min 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is very hard to read.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Family Ranunculaceae (Wolf's Bane plant); external use for neuralgia; antipyretic; "characteristic tingling sensation when applied to tongue, followed by local anaesthesia."
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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.5
Description
Clear glass vial, corked, containing a few beige tablets; a paper label is wrapped around the vial.
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Accession Number
1970.10.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Atropine -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial, corked, containing a few beige tablets; a paper label is wrapped around the 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
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
drugs: beige
paper: y ellowish
Inscriptions
Handwritten on label: "Atropine // Gr. 1/100"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.; CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Atropine is anticholinergic, stimulates and then depresses the CNS."
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Munyon's Nerve Cure

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1980.18.181
Description
A small box containing a full, metal-topped vial of homeopathic remedy; a circular attached.
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Accession Number
1980.18.181
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Nervous System
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A small box containing a full, metal-topped vial of homeopathic remedy; a circular attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Munyon Remedy Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; green; red
glass: clear
metal
Paper
Inscriptions
Printed on one side: "MUNYON'S // HOMEOPATHIC // HOME REMEDIES"; on another side: "MUNYON'S // NERVE CURE. // PRICE, 25 CENTS."; embossed on metal top: "MUNYON'S HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES"; from circular: "Restores overworked and overstrained nerves to a healthy condition. It cures all the symptoms of nervous exhaustion, such as depressed spirits, peevishness, irritability, general sensitiveness of the whole nervous system, failure of memory, inability to concentrate the thoughts, morbid fears, restless and sleepless nights, pains in the head, noises in the ears, and dizziness. It cures nervous prostration, stimulates and strengthens the nerves, and tones up the whole body."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
One end of box is torn.
Copy Type
Original
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Sleepex tablets

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1980.18.318 a-b
Description
A corked glass vial containing 12 tablets; boxed; attached circular.
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Accession Number
1980.18.318 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- depressants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A corked glass vial containing 12 tablets; boxed; attached circular.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
vial - Size: Length 9.0 cm
box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Sleepex
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
cork:
cardboard: orange; black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "Sleepex // REG'D ENRG."; "Bromure de Soude 1-20 gr. // Bromisovaleryluréa 3 gr. // Iode Peptonisé 1-100 gr. // Edifice SLEEPEX Building, Montreal"; "Sleepex, Nervous Sedative"; from attached circular: "A quick inducer to sleep"; "Helps relieve nervous insomnia caused by overwork, worry, nervous dyspepsia"; "Women suffering from excessive pain during menstruation may find in Sleepex a valuable relief."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly worn.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1980.18.7
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; about one-eighth full of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Epilepsy -- drug therapy
Anticonvulsants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; about one-eighth full of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: clear; brownish stained
paper: white
ink: black
solid substance: reddish
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "OL. VERBENA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label torn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The American Illustrated Medical Dictionary," W.A. Newman Dorland, 1944
Research Facts
Used in the treatment of epilepsy.
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