Belladonna Leaves, Fluid Ext. of (Fluidextractum Belladonnae Foliorum)

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as an anodyne [pain relief], locally in neuralgia and nerve pains; as an antispasmodic, for checking secretions, as in coryza, night sweats, and excessive milk; also, as a narcotic and mydriatic [dilating the pupil]. [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition, 1926]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
date made
1926
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
Physical Description
belladonna leaves (drug active ingredients)
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
cork (lid material)
plastic (packaging material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.335 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number
MG*M-02179
catalog number
M-02179
accession number
93279
subject
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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