Peppermint, Metha Piperita

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
A powerful diffusive stimulant, anti-spasmodic, carminative, and stomache. Useful in gastrodyna [pain in the stomach], flatulent colic, hysteria, spasms or cramps, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crude drug
herb package
date made
Huber and Fuhrman Drug Mills
Physical Description
paper (packaging material)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
overall: 2 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 5.08 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Fond du Lac
United States: Wisconsin, Fond du Lac
ID Number
MG*M-09929 [dup8]
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Indigestion & Nausea 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 B. Woodruff Weaver
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