Specimen jar containing bael fruits, India, 1871-1940

Made:
1871-1940 in India
maker:
Unknown

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Glass specimen jar containing bael fruit (aegle marme..), from India, 1871-1940.

Bael fruits contains tannin and are used to treat dysentery and diarrhoea. Tannin also causes soft tissues to harden and helps protect the skin from scratches and bruises. The plant is native to India and grown across Asia.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A669272
Materials:
glass, lid, paper, lid, string
type:
sample
taxonomy:
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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