Ayurvedic children's capillary medication, India, 1970-1981

Made:
1970-1981 in India
maker:
Diuivedi, Vaidya Jaganath G

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1 packet of Bal Sathi children's capillary by Vaidya Jagannath G Diuivedi, 1970-1981

Known as ‘Bal Sathi’ this ‘capillary’ medication was a children’s health tonic used within Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurveda is a medical tradition. Its history reaches back over 2000 years. Its roots are in the Indian subcontinent. However, its influence has spread to other parts of the world. This children’s medication was imported into the United Kingdom from India during the 1970s.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1981-1580 Pt1
Materials:
box, cardboard, sealed in plastic and materia medica
type:
herbal medicine, ayurvedic medicine, baby tonics and packets
taxonomy:
  • drug
  • drug
credit:
Gift of Nottingham University (Pharmacy Dept.)