Oleoresin of Capsicum U.S.P.

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For diarrhea, dyspepsia, palsy, sore throat, gastric inactivity of malaria, atonic gout, colic, alcoholism, etc. Also for rhuematism, neuralgia, lumbago, etc. [Merck's Index, Fourth Edition, 1930]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crude drug, bottle of
pharmaceutical dosage form, oleoresin
pharmaceutical liquid form, oleoresin
pharmaceutical dosage form
crude drug
date made
1935
ca 1935
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
Physical Description
capsicum oleoresin (drug active ingredients)
reddish brown (overall color)
glass (overall material)
plastic (lid material)
paper (label material)
Measurements
average spatial: 13.2 cm x 8.4 cm x 4.3 cm; 5 3/16 in x 3 5/16 in x 1 11/16 in
overall: 5 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.335 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number
MG*M-04001
accession number
134667
catalog number
M-04001
subject
Health & Medicine
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Diarrhea Drugs
Botanical Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 134667 (1935)
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