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belladonna leaves

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.235.1
Description
Faded turquoise paper wrapper with an off-white label covering three sides.
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Accession Number
1969.235.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Faded turquoise paper wrapper with an off-white label covering three sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: faded turquoise; off-white; black
Inscriptions
On front: "PARKE, // DAVIS & CO. // Belladonna Leaves // (Atrpoa Belladonna) // DETROIT // MICH."; on side: "Synonyms // Deadly Nightshade, Black Cherry, Dwale, Eng. // Feuilles de Belladonna, Fr. // Tollkirschenkraut, Wolfskersche, Tollkraut, Ger."; on side: "Properties // Mydriatic and anti-spasmodic. Poisonous in overdoses. Useful in eye-diseases, in asthma, and as an addition to cathartics to aid their action and prevent their griping. Give 1 to 2 grs. of the powdered leaves. Antidotes, emetics, stimulants and opium in small doses."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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belladonna leaves box

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.258.1
Description
Yellowed paper wrapper with a yellowed label with brown printing covering three sides.
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Accession Number
1969.258.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Yellowed paper wrapper with a yellowed label with brown printing covering three sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
On front: "BELLADONNA LEAVES // Atropa Belladonna, Lin. // Parke, Davis & Co. [in script] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; in red, stamped at an angle across front: "PRESSED AT WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms – Deadly Nightshade, Black Cherry, Dwale; Feuilles de Belladonne, Fr.; Tollkerschenkraut, Wolfskirche, Tollkraut, Ger. // Part Employed – The leaves // Natural order – Solanaceae // Habitat – Europe"; on side: "Properties – POISONOUS. Used in incontinence of urine, whooping cough, night sweats, etc. // Applied to the breasts, diminishes secretion of milk. // Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful (2 to 4 C.C.) of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Condition Remarks
Corner is stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Belladonna Plaster

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.21.25
Description
A long, narrow rectangular tin contains belladonna perforated plaster.
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Accession Number
1979.21.25
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Plants, Medicinal
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A long, narrow rectangular tin contains belladonna perforated plaster.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: green; black; brown; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "1 YARD 7 INCHES // Belladonna Plaster // Manufactured By // Johnson & Johnson // NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., USA"; at right angles: "PERFORATED"; there is a red cross at either end of the tin; also printed on the tin: "Standard of strength 0.25% Alkaloids of Belladonna"; "Directions for use: Remove the face cloth before applying. If the cloth should adhere to the plaster it can be easily removed by dampening. If not adhesive // — Enough, Apply Heat. —"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No contents
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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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
circa 1900
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
circa 1900
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
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Indian cannabis box

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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
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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Montreal [Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates]

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
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
1900
circa 1900
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
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Montreal [Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates]

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
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
1900
circa 1900
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
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Munyon's Nerve Cure

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1980.18.181
Description
A small box containing a full, metal-topped vial of homeopathic remedy; a circular attached.
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Accession Number
1980.18.181
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Nervous System
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A small box containing a full, metal-topped vial of homeopathic remedy; a circular attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Munyon Remedy Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; green; red
glass: clear
metal
Paper
Inscriptions
Printed on one side: "MUNYON'S // HOMEOPATHIC // HOME REMEDIES"; on another side: "MUNYON'S // NERVE CURE. // PRICE, 25 CENTS."; embossed on metal top: "MUNYON'S HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES"; from circular: "Restores overworked and overstrained nerves to a healthy condition. It cures all the symptoms of nervous exhaustion, such as depressed spirits, peevishness, irritability, general sensitiveness of the whole nervous system, failure of memory, inability to concentrate the thoughts, morbid fears, restless and sleepless nights, pains in the head, noises in the ears, and dizziness. It cures nervous prostration, stimulates and strengthens the nerves, and tones up the whole body."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
One end of box is torn.
Copy Type
Original
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perforated belladonna plaster container

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.7.14
Description
Cardboard case is long and cylindrical, with a yellow and green design on the outside and a metal lid; labelling printed on outside; contains a piece of plaster.
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Accession Number
1979.7.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Plants, Medicinal
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Cardboard case is long and cylindrical, with a yellow and green design on the outside and a metal lid; labelling printed on outside; contains a piece of plaster.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D.G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
cardboard: yellow; green
metal: grey
plaster:
Inscriptions
From the label: "Combined with Boracic acid"; "One yard, 7 inches"; "If the face cloth adheres too firmly it can be easily removed by dampening"; "No. 224 Perforated Belladonna Plaster"; "Johnson & Johnson"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Temporary Location
Unknown
Dimension Notes
Length 20.4 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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