Pharmacy stock bottle: Tr. Belladon. (Tincture Belladonna)


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:

For neuralgia, relaxing spasm, rheumatism, jaundice, hernia, phimosis [tightening of the foreskin], paraphimosis [painful retraction of the foreskin], obstinate constipation, whooping cough, nervous cough, asthma, laryngismus stridulus [spasm of the larynx with crowing inhalations], nervous vomiting, tetanus, stychnia poisoning, epilepsy, epidemic meningitis, incontinence of urine, pupil dilation, photophobia [painful sensitivity to light], perspiration, excessive salivation, mammary secretion control, typhoid fever, cardiac dropsy, protection against scarlatina [scarlet fever] [The National Dispensatory, Second Edition, 1880]

Date Made: ca 1890

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Pain & Neuralgia DrugsRheumatism & Arthritis Drugs


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-11550.01Catalog Number: M-11550.01Accession Number: 261408

Object Name: bottle, apothecarybottle, pharmacy shelfwareOther Terms: Pharmaceutical; bottle; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Liquid

Physical Description: glass (overall material)belladonna, tincture (drug ingredient)paint; resin; paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7 1/4 in; 18.415 cmoverall: 7 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 18.415 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_717946

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