Quinine pills in box
- Savory and Moore Limited
32 quinine pills in circular cardboard box with lid, Savory & Moore Ltd, inscribed '2 grains in each'
These pills contain quinine, a bitter tasting part of the bark of a cinchona tree, originally from South America but also cultivated in South Asia. From the early 1800s, quinine was used as a remedy against malaria.
- Materia Medica & Pharmacology
- Object Number:
- A630151 Pt16
- Loan, Wellcome Trust
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