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Pil. Lilly Aphrodisiaca

Pil. Lilly Aphrodisiaca

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: As a nerve tonic, indicated in mental overwork, sexual debility, impotency. Beneficial in cases of nocturnal emission, the result of excesses, mental apathy or indifference, and in an enfeebled condition of the general system, with weakness or dull pain in the lumbosacral region. In diseases of the reproductive organs of the female, and especially of the uterus,... as a uterine tonic,... is of value in leucorrhea, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, to to remove tendency to miscarriage.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Pharmaceutical
Date made
Ca.1890-1920s
Associated Name
Tupper's Pharmacy
maker
Eli Lilly and Company
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Physical Description
damiana (overall material)
nux vomica (drug active ingredients)
phosphorous (drug active ingredients)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 7/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 in; 9.8425 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1980.0698.026
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.026
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
subject
Aphrodisiacs & Potency Drugs
Medicine
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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