Phial of homeopathic opium

Made:
1870-1930 in Leipzig

Glass specimen phial of homeopathic opium pills, now empty. 55mm. Homeopathic medicine is based on the 'law of similars' that 'like is cured by like'. Dispensed by Dr. William Schwabe, German, 1870-1930.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A630680 Pt43
Materials:
cork, empty and glass
type:
specimen phial
credit:
Wellcome Trust