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cannabis extract tablets

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
009042002
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with cork stopperstuck in opening three quarters full of dark brown round tablets with paper label on one side with blue ink text.
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Accession Number
009042002
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Medicinal Cannabis
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with cork stopperstuck in opening three quarters full of dark brown round tablets with paper label on one side with blue ink text.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Bonita Erwin, University of Toronto Faculty of Nursing. Owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker, with a general Practice in Sharbot Lake, Ontario.
Maker
H. K. Wampole & Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Date based H. K. Wampole & Co. expanded to Philadelphia location in 1905
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
ink: blue
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "100 // COMPRESSED // TABLET // TRITURATES. // Cannabis Indica // Extract. // One-quarter (1/4) // Grain. // Made by // H. K. Wampole & Co. // Manfg. Chemists. // PHILADELPHIA, U.S.A. // TORONTO, CANADA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 7.1 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is excellent; label is torn and discoloured with loss of material; possible water damage at top of label; cork stopper is worn with some loss
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Medical Cannabis," Wikipedia. July 4, 2014. July 8, 2014
Research Facts
Medical cannabis is used to treat disease or alleviate symptoms; serves as appetite stimulant, antiemetic, antispasmodic, and has analgesic effect; treats vomiting, nausea and chronic pain.
Triturates are an early form of compressed tablets.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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Fraser's Chamomilla Comp.

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
996001161
Description
Square clear glass bottle; paper label on one side of bottle; cylindrical neck with a cork which does not fit and may not be original.
Accession Number
996001161
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square clear glass bottle; paper label on one side of bottle; cylindrical neck with a cork which does not fit and may not be original.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
The Fraser Tablet Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Fraser's // Chamomilla // Comp. // A diffusible Nerve Tonic // Made by // The Fraser Tablet Company // New York
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.3 cm. x Width: 5.7 cm. x Depth: 5.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottom has been broken into several pieces and taped back together; paper label is discoloured and stained
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Chamomile has a long history of medicinal use. It's natural soothing and anti-inflammatory properties make it great at helping to soothe all kinds of coughs. It's also helpful to add chamomile to your syrup for it's natural calming capabilities, to help you sleep better while getting over your cough.
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Indian cannabis

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000001051
Description
A paper packet containing dried plant material (Indian cannabis?) wrapped in plastic and sealed with a piece of transparent tape on both sides; packet is covered on top, front and back with a paper label
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Accession Number
000001051
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Medicinal Cannabis
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A paper packet containing dried plant material (Indian cannabis?) wrapped in plastic and sealed with a piece of transparent tape on both sides; packet is covered on top, front and back with a paper label
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
plastic: clear
paper: grey; beige; black
Inscriptions
Top: "INDIAN CANNABIS // TOPS // (Cannabis sativa Lin.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., WALKERVILLE, // ONT."; handwritten in pencil: "25¢"; front: "SYNONYMS - CANNABIS, INDICA, // Foreign Indian Hemp; Chanvre In- // dien, Fr.; Indischer Hanf; Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The flowering tops. // NATURAL ORDER - Urticaceae. // HABITAT - Western and Centra [illeg.]"; Back: "PROPERTIES - Narcotic and anti- // spasmodic. Used as a nerve sedative. // POISONOUS in excessive doses. // DOSE - A dessertspoonful (8 Cc) of // an ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Packet and label yellowed; brown spots on label; label torn on front edge; two large, brown spots on bottom of packet; packet torn on front edge; plant material has escaped packet and is trapped by plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 2; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Kapseals Amphedase

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Dates
1954
1960
circa 1954-1960
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000001384 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is half full of capsules.
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Accession Number
000001384 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Mental Health
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- illness -- mood disorders
Mental Health -- illness -- substance abuse
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- antidepressant
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is half full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
1960
circa 1954-1960
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: beige; red; black
metal: black; grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr 100 No. 392 // KAPSEALS® // AMPHEDASE // TRADEMARK // EACH KAPSEAL // REPRESENTS: // Dextro-Amphetamine // Sulplhate 2.5 mg. // Niacinamide 25 mg. // Thiamine // Hydrochloride 5 mg. // Ascorbic Acid 50 mg. // Taka-Diastase 300 mg. // (Aspergillus Oryzae // Enzymes) // DISPENSE IN GLASS // L E 280 A // Stock 15-392-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "DOSE – Adults, 1 Kapseal three times daily, or // as directed by the physician. // NOTE: For Therapeutic Use Only. // 5 50 "; left side: CAUTION – Preparations containing Amphetamine // should be administered with caution to individuals // with hypertension or cardiovascular disease and are // contraindicated in Patients manifesting anxiety, hy- // perexcitability or undue restlessness."; bottom: "3 // D // 9600 // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 9.7 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 2.8 cm b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
b - 2.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty, fading and tattered at edges; cap corroded around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000003096
Description
Physician's sample packet of six green Parstelin tablets in clear plastic blister pack glued at the bottom to a 29.0 cm long folded paper information sheet; once the paper is folded five times around the tablets a package is created; printing on both sides; section where tablets are attached is per…
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Accession Number
000003096
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- illness -- anxiety
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- illness -- mood disorders
Mental Health -- illness -- psychotic disorders
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- anti anxiety
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- antidepressant
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant
Description
Physician's sample packet of six green Parstelin tablets in clear plastic blister pack glued at the bottom to a 29.0 cm long folded paper information sheet; once the paper is folded five times around the tablets a package is created; printing on both sides; section where tablets are attached is perforated to tear off as a prescription; tablets have initials SKF on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Smith Kline & French
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
paper: cream
ink: green, blue
plastic: transparent
tablets: green
Inscriptions
Front of packet: "Parstelin* // (combination of Parnate* and Stelazine*) // dual-action therapy to relieve // CO-EXISTENT DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY // Smith Kline & French . Montreal 9 // * Reg. Can. T.M. Off. // 6 Tablets Physician's Sample // 'Parstelin' is a combination of two outstandingly // useful psychotherapeutic agents deevloped by SK&F // research - 'Parnate' and 'Stelazine'. // FORMULA // INDICASTIONS // DOSAGE: Uusual dosage is one tablet twice daily - morn- // ing and afternoon.The first signs of improvement are // frequently seen within one to three days and usually // witin a week. If an increase in dosage is required, one // tablet shoudl be added in the morning dose after the first // week of therapy. // Pat. No. 616,537 (1961) Pat. No. 612,204 (1961) // PRECAUTIONS // CONTRAINDICATION // HOW SUPPLIED // CG : 336 // LOT D 1566"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3
Dimension Notes
open flat = Length 29.0 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear on front and back; tablets are complete and undamaged; all printing is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Wikipedia
Research Facts
Tranylcypromine / trifluoperazine (brand names Parstelin, Parmodalin, Jatrosom N, Stelapar) is a combination formulation of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant drug tranylcypromine and the typical antipsychotic drug trifluoperazine that has been used in the treatment of major depressive disorder. It contains 10 mg tranylcypromine and 1 mg trifluoperazine.The drug has been in clinical use since at least 1961.It is still available in Italy with the name of Parmodalin.
Parstelin A brand name for a mixture of TRANYLCYPROMINE and TRIFLUOPERAZINE. Product development discontinued.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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Rexall Nerve Remedy

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
996001025
Description
Dark brown rounded rectangular bottle with long cylindrical neck with broken cork stopper stuck in opening; paper label with blue text on front and back panel; embossed on base is the manufacturer's initials.
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Accession Number
996001025
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Nervous System
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Dark brown rounded rectangular bottle with long cylindrical neck with broken cork stopper stuck in opening; paper label with blue text on front and back panel; embossed on base is the manufacturer's initials.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
United Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: brown
ink: blue
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "Rexall // Nerve Remedy // especially recommended // for // Nervous Disorders // Exhaustion // And all Troubles Arising from / Nerve Over-Strain // No. 1803. Proprietary or Patent // Medicine Act // United Drug Co. // Limited // Toronto, Canada"; back: "Rexall // Nerve Remedy //Treatment consists of Rexall Nerve // Remedy and Rexall Orderlies, and should be taken accord - // ing to the following // directions: // THE ELIXIR - Children, one tea - // spoonful in wine glass of water; Ad - // ults, one to two teaspoonsul in // water, according to the severity of // the symptoms. In case of both // children and adults take before // meals and bedtime // REXALL ORDERLIES. Adults, // one tablet night and morning for 3 // days; therafter, one tablet at night // as long as there is constipation. // Rexall Nerve Treatment is worthy // an extended trial, although in the // majority of cases beneficial results // are very speedily noted."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.0 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 4.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label is discoloured and appears to be fairly brittle; one label missing portions from right side, particularly in upper corner
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Osgood Township Museum L-2019-6 until 31 Dec 2019.
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
996001021
Description
Clear aqua glass bottle; square shape; four recessed panels with embossed label on one panel and paper label on another panel; thin cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper (not present).
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Accession Number
996001021
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear aqua glass bottle; square shape; four recessed panels with embossed label on one panel and paper label on another panel; thin cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper (not present).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchase Sept. 1993 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan.
Maker
T. B. Wheeler
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
paper: white
glass: aqua
Inscriptions
Compound // Elixir // of // Phosphates // and // Calisaya // Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates // Lime // Iron // Soda // Trihydrogen // Phosphates // and alkaloids of // Peruvian Bark // A nerve // Food // and // Nutritive // Tonic. // Prepared at the // Chemical Laboratory of // T.B. Wheeler M.D. // Montreal P.Q.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.2 cm. x Width: 7.0 cm. x Depth: 7.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle appears to have some slight surface dirt and a few stains; paper label in poor condition with severe discolouration of upper half; upper right corner missing.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. T. B. Wheeler filed for a patent for his Elixir of Phosphates on November 2 1886. He was from Montreal Canada and is where he started manufacturing his Tissue Phosphates medicine. His company was called the Chemical Laboratory of T. B. Wheeler M. D. This medicine was for treating consumption, bronchitis and all forms of nervous debilty.
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Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
996001022
Description
Clear blue glass bottle with four recessed panels; one panel has embossed maker name and another panel has paper label on it; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - cork stopper not present.
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Accession Number
996001022
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear blue glass bottle with four recessed panels; one panel has embossed maker name and another panel has paper label on it; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - cork stopper not present.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased Sept. 1993 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan.
Maker
T. B. Wheeler
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
paper: white
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Compound // Elixir // of // Phosphates // and // Calisaya // Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates // Lime // Iron // Soda // Trihydrogen // Phosphates // and alkaloid // Peruvian Bark // A nerve // Food // and // Nutritive // Tonic. // Prepared at the // Chemical Laboratory of // T. B. Wheeler M.D. // Montreal P.Q.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.8 cm. x Width: 6.9 cm. x Depth: 6.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Residue on interior of bottle; paper label in very poor condition, several small pieces are missing, upper left corner has been torn and reattached; paper also badly discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. T. B. Wheeler filed for a patent for his Elixir of Phosphates on November 2 1886. He was from Montreal Canada and is where he started manufacturing his Tissue Phosphates medicine. His company was called the Chemical Laboratory of T. B. Wheeler M. D. This medicine was for treating consumption, bronchitis and all forms of nervous debilty.
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