Clear glass specimen jar containing extract (calle


Clear glass specimen jar containing extract (called 'pale catechu') of Uncaria Gambier (Roxb.), used for haemorrhages and applied externally for cutaneous eruptions. Placed in English jar by Dr Paira Mall, who acquired it in Lhasa, Tibet, 1851-1920. See note.

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