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
date made
1926
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
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
ID Number
MG.M-02179
catalog number
M-02179
accession number
93279
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 093279 (1926)
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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