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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.
  3 images  
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

Lady Slipper Root

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001234
Description
One-piece cardboard box which has flaps at both sides to open and close the container; the box contains loose dried plant material
  3 images  
Accession Number
996001234
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
One-piece cardboard box which has flaps at both sides to open and close the container; the box
contains loose dried plant material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased 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
Printed on box top, "5624 // Lady Slipper Root // Cypripedium Pubescens // N.F. // PUT UP BY //
ALLAIRE - WOODWARD & CO. // Peoria - Ill."; on side: "Common Names // Lady's Slipper, Indian
Shoe // Slipper Root, Venus Cup, Amer- // ican Valerian, Nerve Root, // Umble, Moccasin Plant,
Monkey // Flower, Noah's Ark"; properties listed on top side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 2.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container has no tears or bends and shows little staining; there is minor staining on the top and
right side; all the printing is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
Properties: tonic, stimulant and antispasmodic; infusion: Lady Slipper Root, 1 oz; hot water,
one pint, a wineglassful
Images
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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.
  3 images  
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
Less detail
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001250
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of blue paper; content information has been printed on the paper for product identification.
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Accession Number
996001250
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of blue paper; content information has been printed on the paper for product identification.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb. 1994.
Maker
Allaire, Woodward & Co.
Site Made (City)
Peoria
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plant material: brown
paper: blue
Inscriptions
Paper label reads, "ALLAIRE, WOODWARD AND CO. // WINTERGREEN // (Gaultheria Procumbens). // Peoria, Ill." (top); "COMMON NAMES. // Wintergreen, Partridge Berry, Deer // Berry, Checkberry, // Teaberry." (side); Properties listed on another side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.3 cm. x Width: 5.0 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The paper has several holes (likely made by an insect) through which plant material leaks; some of the wording on the paper label is obscured, but undamaged sections are untorn, unstained and legible.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a stimulant, aromatic and astringent
Images
Less detail