Pharmacy Jar: EXT: NUC: VOM: (Extract Nux Vomica)

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For habitual atonic constipation [The National Dispensatory, 4th Edition, 1880]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar, apothecary
ointment
jar
jar, ungent
jar, ointment
date made
1800-1899
Physical Description
Nuc. Vom. (Strychnine) (drug active ingredient)
ceramic (overall material)
glass (label material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 3 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 8.255 cm
overall: 12.5 cm x 7.5 cm; 4 29/32 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
MG*M-11440.11
catalog number
MG*M-11440[dup 11]
accession number
265846
catalog number
M-11440.11
subject
Health & Medicine
Laxatives
Botanical Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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