Sulph. Quinine, Keasbey and Mattison, Philadelphia

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For malarial diseases, preventing and curing periodic fevers, remittent fever, yellow fever, inflammatory affections, whooping cough, sunstroke, acute articular rheumatism, typhus, typhoid fever, puerperal fever, scarlet fever, smallpox, erysipelas, diphhtheria, septicemia, asthenic pneumonia, profuse sweating, pneumonia, ulcers, abscesses, eye inflammations, mucous fluxes, whooping cough, hay fever, auditory vertigo, catarrh, gonorrhea, growths, and ulcers [The National Dispensatory, 4th Edition, 1880]
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Object Name
date made
ca 1882
Keasbey & Mattison Company
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paper (label/packaging material)
sulph. quinine (drug active ingredients)
string (packaging material)
wax (packaging material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Fever & Chill Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold 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 Dr. Frederick B. Power
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