TR THEBUIC

Description
This blown and molded glass jar has a baked enamel label marked, TR THEBUIC. The jar would have contained tincture of thebaica. The tincture was made by letting opium steep in two pints of alcohol. The resulting tincture was used as a sedative, a narcotic, an antitussive, or an antidiarrheal.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
Measurements
overall: 10.7 cm x 5.6 cm x 5.5 cm; 4 7/32 in x 2 7/32 in x 2 5/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0462
catalog number
M-05611
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 323
catalog number
1991.0664.0462
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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