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horse chestnut leaves

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.132
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of horse chestnut leaves.
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Accession Number
1980.18.132
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of horse chestnut leaves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
W. G. Dunoon, Dispensing Chemist
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Material
glass: translucent green
paper: brown;
ink: black; dark yellow
leaves: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "W.G. Dunoon // DISPENSING CHEMIST // [illeg.] LINDSAY ONT. // Horse Chestnut Leaves"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 12.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is torn on lower left and missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"The seeds of horse-chestnut, have been given in the form of a tincture for painful haemorrhoids and as emmenagogue. A liquid extract has been applied externally in rheumatism and neuralgia."
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