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
Object Name
pharmaceutical
date made
ca 1930
maker
W. H. Schieffelin and Company
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
place made
United States: New York, New York
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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Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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