Tincture Capsicum

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
Object Name
pharmaceutical
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
Place Made
New York, New York
ID Number
MG*M-02976
catalog number
M-02976
accession number
112193
subject
Health & Medicine
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Botanical Medicine
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.