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Silvia M. Ferretti, D.O. Museum of Osteopathic Medicine

Object Record

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Title Fluid Extract No.367
Object Name Bottle, Medicine
Credit line Silvia M. Ferretti, D.O Medical Museum
Year Range from 1930
Description Fluid Extract No.367
Quassia, N.F
Eli Lilly & Co., Indianapolis, IND, USA

Quassia is a plant. The wood is used as medicine.
It is used for treating an eating disorder called anorexia, indigestion, constipation, and fever. It is also used to rid the intestines of various kinds of worms; as a tonic or purgative; and as a mouthwash.
Some people apply quassia directly to the scalp for lice.
Rectally, quassia is used for treating worm infestations.
Search Terms Apothecary
Subjects Bottles
Medical equipment & supplies
Pharmaceutical industry
Collection Eli Lilly & Co. Bottles
Accession number Pharma. 3