Capsules of Cinnamon and Quinine

Capsules of Cinnamon and Quinine

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For the relief and cure of influenza and colds
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
1903-1907
maker
Boots
place made
United Kingdom: England, Nottigham
Physical Description
metal (container material)
quinine (drug material)
cinnamon (drug material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 3 3/4 in x 11/16 in; 7.62 cm x 9.525 cm x 1.778 cm
ID Number
1983.0607.03
accession number
1983.0607
catalog number
1983.0607.03
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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Comments

I had great faith in this prescription available in liquid form in the UK around 1950-ish if taken at the immediate onset of a head cold.

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