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Alder-i-ka intestinal evacuant

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1977.12.30
Description
bottle with box.
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Accession Number
1977.12.30
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Cathartics
Description
bottle with box.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row C
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001226
Description
Circular amber glass bottle; tapers to wide corked opening; paper label wraps around body of bottle.
Accession Number
996001226
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Menstruation-Inducing Agents
Cathartics
Dysmenorrhea, drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Circular amber glass bottle; tapers to wide corked opening; paper label wraps around body of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Eli Lilly & Company
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Keep tightly corked // one ounce (28 gm) powdered extract // Aloes, N.F. // standard - one grain represents two grains drug // Dose - 1 to 5 grains // Lilly // Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.2 cm. x Diam. 4.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and worn
Copy Type
Original
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Aloetic Physic Ball

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Dates
1894
circa 1894
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997001115
Description
Aloetic physic ball / suppository, which consists of a two-piece hollow cylindrical plastic or bakelite container with closed rounded ends; the top of the container fits onto and over the bottom and the pieces are joined with a printer paper label attached over them; contents of the container are n…
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Accession Number
997001115
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy -- veterinary
Veterinary Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Aloetic physic ball / suppository, which consists of a two-piece hollow cylindrical plastic or bakelite container with closed rounded ends; the top of the container fits onto and over the bottom and the pieces are joined with a printer paper label attached over them; contents of the container are not visible
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1894
circa 1894
Date Remarks
Product in Parke Davis Catalogue since at least 1894
Material
plastic: black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The label on the outside reads, "ALOETIC // PHYSIC BALL // c. 315356 // No. 3 // Barbados Aloes (Purified) // equivalent to 480 grs. (8 drms.) // Calomel, 60 grs. (1 drm.) // nux vomica, 60 grs. (1 drm.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONT. CAN."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 9.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The container is complete and undamaged; the paper label shows minor water damage, but is complete and fully legible; tape residue is visible on the outside bottom of the container, where a tag was taped on
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #181; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; Philloza Suleman, Medical Information Manager, Parke, Davis Co.
Research Facts
A laxative suppository used on horses
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Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
010020392
Description
Brown glass bottle for aloin tablets with cork closure; square bottle with white paper label on front printed with black ink stating product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; blue sticker affixed to to cork printed with white ink stati…
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Accession Number
010020392
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Brown glass bottle for aloin tablets with cork closure; square bottle with white paper label on front printed with black ink stating product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; blue sticker affixed to to cork printed with white ink stating manufacturer's information; bottle contains white cotton
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: brown
wood: brown
paper: white, blue
ink: black, white
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "100 // TABLET TRITURATES // No. 11 // ALOIN // COMPOUND // Rx A // Aloin .. .. 1-8 gr. // Podophyllum Resin .. .. 1-8 gr- // DOSE: One to four tablets. // 4639 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // Montreal, Can."; printed on sticker at top: "CHAR [Illeg.] SST & CO // MFG. // CHEMISTS // MONTREAL"; embossed on bottom: "808"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label is worn; hole at side of cork; sticker on top of cork is worn around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Wikipedia" website
CD #1
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; aloin was used as a laxative.
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Dates
1820
1882
1820-1882
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1976.60.5
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried leaves of Cassia marilandica (American senna).
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Accession Number
1976.60.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried leaves of Cassia marilandica (American senna).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1820
1882
1820-1882
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: brownish-green
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 of Cassia marilandica: wet soil of eastern and central U.S. and Canada; parts used: leaves, roots, and seeds; uses: reduction of fever, sore throat, most commonly and currently as a laxative; official preparation: U.S.P. 1820-1882 .
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Anusol Hemorrhoidal Suppositories

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Accession Number
1975.8.37
Description
A cardboard box containing three suppositories wrapped in foil; leaflet inside in French and English with directions.
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Accession Number
1975.8.37
MeSH Heading
Suppositories
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A cardboard box containing three suppositories wrapped in foil; leaflet inside in French and English with directions.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
William R. Warner Co. Ltd.
Material
cardboard: light green; black; red; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row F
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Ayer's Cathartic Pills

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001298
Description
Container (material?) filled with 40 cathartic pills inside a cardboard box; the cardboard box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the paper wrapper/label lists product information.
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Accession Number
996001298
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Container (material?) filled with 40 cathartic pills inside a cardboard box; the cardboard box is wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the paper wrapper/label lists product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
J. C. Ayer Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Date Remarks
Company started in 1870
Material
paper: off-white
cardboard: beige
Inscriptions
Wrapper front reads, "40 // AYER'S // CATHARTIC PILLS // PREPARED BY // DR. J.C. AYER & CO. LOWELL, MASS. U.S.A."; one side reads, "Each one of Ayer's Pill contains" (ingredients listed); other side lists product information in Spanish
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.3 cm. x Width: 2.8 cm. x Depth: 2.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container is unused and unopened; there is some minor staining and wear on the paper wrapper / label, but all writing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Great American Medicine Show" by David Armstrong and Elizabeth M. Armstrong, p. 166;
"The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, p. 126 & colour insert 63; "American Health
Quackery" by James H. Young, pp 130-134
Research Facts
Dr. James Cook Ayer got his start working in an apothecary shop in Lowell, Mass.; he studied medicine with a local doctor and bought a drug store in 1841; he eventually received a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania; about midcentury, Ayer marketed a Cherry Pectoral, following it with other proprietaries
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Ayer's Cathartic Pills

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1977.12.87
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Accession Number
1977.12.87
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Cathartics
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row F
Copy Type
Original
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Ayer's Cathartic Pills

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1977.12.88
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Accession Number
1977.12.88
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Cathartics
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row F
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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Baby's Own Tablets

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001093
Description
Cylindrical roll of large tablets; roll covered in paper with blue writing on label.
Accession Number
996001093
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- in infancy and childhood -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Cylindrical roll of large tablets; roll covered in paper with blue writing on label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
G.T. Fulford Co.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
paper: cream; blue
Inscriptions
Baby's Own // Tablets // A Gentle Laxative // and Corrective Medicine // ... // No. 4350 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row D
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.3 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000; McCord Museum in Montreal ("Growing Up in Montreal") from 26 Aug. 2004 to 22 June 2007; L-2004.3.
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