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

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]
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Parke, Davis and Company
Physical Description
belladonna leaves (drug active ingredients)
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
cork (lid material)
plastic (packaging material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma 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 Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 093279 (1926)
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