Extract Belladonna Leaves, 100 Tablet Triturates

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use in pain, asthma, nervous cough, incontinent urine, night sweats. Also used as an antidote to morphine or opium [Merck's Index, Fourth Edition, 1930]
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1925
Sharp and Dohme
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
cork (lid material)
paper (label material)
belladonna leaves, extract,1/8 grain (drug active ingredients)
overall: 6.5 cm x 3 cm x 2 cm; 2 9/16 in x 1 3/16 in x 13/16 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in x 3/4 in; 6.35 cm x 2.8575 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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