Quinine Sulphate, 2 grains

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as an antiperiodic, bitter tonic, ecbolic [labor promoter], antiseptic, antipyretic. Used locally on wounds. [Squibb's Materia Medica: A Handbook for the Physician and the Pharmacist, 1906 Edition]
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Object Name
date made
H.K. Mulford Company
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
metal (screw top material)
quinine sulphate (drug active ingredients)
overall: 4 7/8 in x 2 in x 2 in; 12.3825 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
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 Joe and Rosemary Robrecht, Round Hill, Virginia
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