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Dr. Wilson's Herbine Bitters

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.245.1
Description
Glass bottle, squared shape with a small neck with a cork; label torn away and much of it missing; about 2/3 full of a reddish-brown liquid.
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Accession Number
1969.245.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- bitters -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass bottle, squared shape with a small neck with a cork; label torn away and much of it missing; about 2/3 full of a reddish-brown liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Brayley, Sons & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: translucent brown
paper: brownish-pink
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottle: "DR. WILSONS HERBINE BITTERS // BRAYLEY SONS & CO MONTREAL"; some of label torn away and illegible: "DR. WILS [illeg.] // [illeg] ERBINE BIT [illeg.] // Containing the active principles of Dandelion [illeg] // for the cure of jaundice, dyspepsia, [illeg] // and all bilious disorders // TRUE BLOOD PURIFIER // Dose. - From 2 to 4 tspful diluted in water, 2 or 3 times a day, according to the strength of the patient. // For Jaundice, Liver Complaints, Constipation with foul tongue and bad breath, Headache, Dyspepsia, Kidney Troubles, and Loaded Urine, Loss of Appetite, Monthly difficulties in Females. Worms in children A Spring Medicine to renew the Blood. All these spring from a like cause, from overloaded Liver or kidneys, unable to do their work properly, and so make pure blood, – and find their natural cure in this medicine. // They are entirely Vegetable and Free from all Injurious Ingredients. Brayley Sons & Co. Wholesale Druggists, Montreal"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label torn and incomplete.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Kaskareta Bitters

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001285
Description
Glass (?) bottle containing Kaskareta Bitters, sealed in a cardboard box wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the wrapper lists product information
Accession Number
996001285
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- bitters -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass (?) bottle containing Kaskareta Bitters, sealed in a cardboard box wrapped and sealed with
a single sheet of printed paper; the wrapper lists product information
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Frasier, Thornton & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Cookshire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
glass (?):
cardboard: off-white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "KASKARETA // BITTERS // A BLOOD PURIFIER // and DYSPEPSIA REMEDY // A SPRING
MEDICINE // for THE BLOOD and for // the LIVER, KIDNEYS and // STOMACH // They Help Remove
those // Distressing Feelings, Re-invigorate // and Impart Strength and Vigor // to the System
// No. 6189 - Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // Frasier, Thornton & Co., Limited //
COOKSHIRE, QUEBEC // CANADA" (front); same information in French on back; "KASKARETA BITTERS //
For Dyspepsia, Headache, Constipation, Bad Breath, Kidney Trouble and Loaded Urine, Loss of
Appetite, // Monthly Difficulties in Females, Worms in Children Net Contents 6 Fluid Ounces //
Dose:" (listed); same information in French on other side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.3 cm. x Width: 7.2 cm. x Depth: 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle and cardboard box are unopened and unused; paper label shows minor staining and has
one small tear on the front near the top; all writing is clearly legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used to relieve dyspepsia, headache, constipation, bad breath, kidney trouble and loaded urine,
loss of appetite, menstrual cramps and worms in children
Less detail