Glass specimen bottle, contains seeds of logwood f

Made:
1800-1900

Glass specimen bottle, contains seeds of logwood from South America ? logwood has been administered for dysentery and diarrhoeaand used as an astringent in haemorrhages from the lungs, uterus, and bowels; also efficient in leucorrhoea. Dr. Percival used logwood to check profuse perspiration in phthisis.

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Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A673413
Materials:
cork and glass
type:
specimen bottle

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