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Dates
1831
1905
1831-1905
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1976.60.15
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried flowers of Sambucus canadensis (American elder).
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Accession Number
1976.60.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
MM= Drugs -- diuretics
MM= Drugs -- ecbolic
MM= Drugs -- anti-inflammatory
Description
A clear plastic bag containing dried flowers of Sambucus canadensis (American elder).
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1831
1905
1831-1905
Material
plastic: clear
plant matter: 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: low, moist ground from Nova Scotia to Florida and West to Manitoba, Kansas, and Texas; uses: diuretic, diaphoretic; the Mohegans use it for relief of infantile colitis; the Menominees use it to reduce fever; the Houma use it for inflammation; the Meskwakis use it for headache and to encourage labour.
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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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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.4
Description
A red, white, and green paper package containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintic -- container
Description
A red, white, and green paper package containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Huber & Fuhrman Drug Mills
Site Made (City)
Fond du Lac
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Reference on package to Food and Drugs Act, June 30, 1906
Material
paper: red; white
ink: green; black
Inscriptions
On front: "BALMONY // Chelone Glabra"; on back: "Properties // Tonic, anthelmintic, // valuable in jaundice, and hepatic, // diseases and to remove worms // and to excite the digestive organs // to action. Infusion 1 ounce in a // pint of hot water. Dose a wine- // glassful. // BALMONY // is also known by the following // names – // Snake-head, Turtle-bloom, Salt // Rhum Weed. // HUBER & FUHRMAN DRUG MILLS // Fond du Lac, Wis."; on side: "Guaranteed under the Food // and Drugs Act, June 30, 1906 // Our Serial Number 2210"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Has been bug infested.
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.53
Description
Light blue paper package containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.53
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintic -- container
Description
Light blue paper package containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
paper: light blue; white
ink: black; red
Inscriptions
On front: "BALMONY LEAVES // Chelone glabra Lin. // No. 19 90357 [stamped at an angle in red] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONT. CAN."; on side: "SYNONYMS—Snake Head, Turtle- // head, Shellflower, Eng.; Chélone, // Fr.; Schüdblume, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED—The leaves. // NATURAL ORDER–Scrophulariaceae. // HABITAT—United States."; on side: "PROPERTIES—Cathartic and an- // thelmintic. Useful in constipation de // to torpidity of the liver, in removal of // worms, and in some skin diseases. // DOSE—A wineglassful (60Ccs) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Corner torn; was bug-infested at one time; stained.
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.17
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Accession Number
1970.4.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.45
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Accession Number
1970.4.45
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.50
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Accession Number
1970.4.50
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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bitter root box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8014
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.86 a-b
Description
A cardboard box containing a packet tied with a string; contents are bitter root herbs.
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Accession Number
1980.18.86 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Description
A cardboard box containing a packet tied with a string; contents are bitter root herbs.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
box - Size: Length 23.4 cm x Width 10.1 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
packet
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
American Drugs
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: brown
paper: brown; light brown; black
herbs: brown
fabric: off-white
Inscriptions
On label on packet: "BITTER ROOT"; "AMERICAN DRUGS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row G
Copy Type
Original
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black cohosh box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5852
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.233.1
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Accession Number
1969.233.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Copy Type
Original
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blue flag root box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6303
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.24
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Accession Number
1970.4.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

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