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AQ CINAMOM BUGL

AQ CINAMOM BUGL

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Description
This blown and molded bottle has a label which reads AQ CINAMOM BUGL in black text, with the first initial of each word in red. It would have contained Aqua Cinnamomi Bugleweed, or cinnamon water with bugleweed. Bugleweed yields black dye, and has astringent and sedative qualities. Cinnamon water was used as a tonic for stomach ailments.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 cm x 7.5 cm x 7.6 cm; 6 5/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 3 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0292
catalog number
M-05441
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 150
catalog number
1991.0664.0292
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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