Peppermint, Metha Piperita

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crude drug
herb package
date made
1906-1918
maker
Huber and Fuhrman Drug Mills
Physical Description
paper (packaging material)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
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
M-09929
accession number
239197
subject
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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