Pharmacy stock bottle: Tinct. Stramon. (Tincture Stramonium)

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use in epilepsy, hydrophobia [rabies], spasmodic asthma, whooping cough, dysmenorrhoea, retention of urine, hemmorrhoids, fissure and other affections of the anus and rectum, some neuralgic affections, rheumatism, local anodyne for bruises, sprains, and local injury including poisoning by Rhus toxicodendron [poison ivy], pupil dilation [The National Dispensatory, 5th Edition, 1896]
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle, apothecary
bottle, pharmacy shelfware
date made
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Stramonium tincture (drug active ingredient)
overall: 8 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 20.6375 cm x 8.255 cm
overall: 20 cm x 7.75 cm; 7 7/8 in x 3 1/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea 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 Nathan Singer
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