Powdered Ginger, Jamaica (unbleached)

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 intestinal stimulant and carminative [relief of flatulence] in colic and diarrhea [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition,1926]
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1930
maker
W. H. Schieffelin and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
zingiber officinale roscoe (drug active ingredient)
Measurements
overall: 14 cm x 4.4 cm x 4.1 cm; 5 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in
overall: 5 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
MG.M-02977
catalog number
M-02977
accession number
112193
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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