Herbal medicine, Pakistan, 2004-2005

Made:
2004-2005 in Pakistan
maker:
Hamdard (Waqf) Laboratories
Safi a blood purifying herbal formula. Front three quarter view of box. Black background. Safi a blood purifying herbal formula. Front three quarter view. Black background. Safi a blood purifying herbal formula. Front view, bottle only. Black background.

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Safi a blood purifying herbal formula. Front three quarter view of box. Black background.
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Safi a blood purifying herbal formula. Front three quarter view. Black background.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Safi a blood purifying herbal formula. Front view, bottle only. Black background.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Carton containing bottle of Safi, "the blood purifier", a herbal medicine used in Unanai Tibb medicine, made by Hamdard Laboratories, Pakistan, c2004-2005.

A box containing a bottle of Safi, a Unani Tibb herbal medicine used as a tonic to purify blood. Unani Tibb medicines have been produced commercially for about 70 years in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
2005-693
Materials:
aluminium (metal), cardboard, materia medica, paper (fibre product) and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (box, upright): 133 mm x 53 mm x 53 mm, 0.014 kg
overall (bottle, upright): 130 mm x 46 mm, 0.228 kg
type:
unani tibb herbal medicine
taxonomy:
  • drug
  • herbal medicine
credit:
Khadija Khan