Tincture Capsicum

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a gastro-intestinal stimulant. Also employed as a local counter-irritant by applying it on blotting paper. [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition,1926]
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1930
maker
W. H. Schieffelin and Company
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
cayenne pepper (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 87% (overall active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
MG.M-02976
catalog number
M-02976
accession number
112193
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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