Oleoresin of Capsicum U.S.P.

Oleoresin of Capsicum U.S.P.

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For diarrhea, dyspepsia, palsy, sore throat, gastric inactivity of malaria, atonic gout, colic, alcoholism, etc. Also for rhuematism, neuralgia, lumbago, etc. [Merck's Index, Fourth Edition, 1930]
Currently not on view
Object Name
crude drug, bottle of
pharmaceutical dosage form, oleoresin
pharmaceutical liquid form, oleoresin
pharmaceutical dosage form
crude drug
Other Terms
crude drug, bottle of; Pharmaceutical; Liquid
date made
ca 1935
Parke, Davis and Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
capsicum oleoresin (drug active ingredients)
reddish brown (overall color)
glass (overall material)
plastic (lid material)
paper (label material)
average spatial: 13.2 cm x 8.4 cm x 4.3 cm; 5 3/16 in x 3 5/16 in x 1 11/16 in
overall: 5 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.335 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 134667 (1935)
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Diarrhea Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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