Ayurvedic Baby Tonic, India, 1970-1981

Made:
1970-1981 in Bombay
Bottle of Balsudha baby tonic by Sukh Sancharak Co, 1970-1981. Full view, bottle alongside box. Graduated matt black Bottle of Balsudha baby tonic by Sukh Sancharak Co, 1970-1981. Full view, bottle alongside box.  Front view of whole

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Bottle of Balsudha baby tonic by Sukh Sancharak Co, 1970-1981. Full view, bottle alongside box. Graduated matt black
Science Museum Group Collection
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Bottle of Balsudha baby tonic by Sukh Sancharak Co, 1970-1981. Full view, bottle alongside box. Front view of whole
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1 bottle of Balsudha baby tonic by Sukh Sancharak Co., with instructions in book, 1970-1981

Taken with water or milk in the morning and before bed, this tonic was intended to soothe babies and promote good health. It was imported from India to the UK during the 1970s. 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.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1981-1580 Pt3
Materials:
bottle, glass, brown, box, cardboard and materia medica
type:
herbal medicine, ayurvedic medicine, baby tonics and bottles
taxonomy:
  • drug
  • drug
credit:
Gift of Nottingham University (Pharmacy Dept.)