Tincture Capsicum

Tincture Capsicum

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a gastro-intestinal stimulant. Also employed as a local counter-irritant by applying it on blotting paper. [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition,1926]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
date made
ca 1930
maker
W. H. Schieffelin and Company
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
cayenne pepper (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 87% (overall active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
MG.M-02976
catalog number
M-02976
accession number
112193
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object