TINCT KALINA

Description
This blown and molded bottle is marked TINCT KALINA. The bottle would have contained tincture of kalina, a solution of powdered potassium carbonate in alcohol. The tincture of kalina was prescribed as a blood thinner, diaphoretic, antacid, diuretic, or laxative.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 cm x 7.2 cm x 7.2 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 13/16 in x 2 13/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0308
catalog number
M-05457
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 166
catalog number
1991.0664.0308
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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