ELIX UTERIN CR

Description
This blown and molded bottle is marked ELIX UTERIN CR. The bottle would have contained an elixir of uterinum, which was a compound of sabin, castor, and myrrh that was used to stimulate menses.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 cm x 6.5 cm x 6.1 cm; 4 11/32 in x 2 9/16 in x 2 13/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0307
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05456
collector/donor number
SAP 165
catalog number
1991.0664.0307
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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