Glass specimen jar containing Strophanthus seeds, Gambia and east Africa (clear glass English jar), 1880-90s; a source of arrow poison, known as ouabain historically used in the treatment of heart failure, and used intravenously and orally in the treatment of angina pectoris and myocardial infarction.
- Materia Medica & Pharmacology
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- specimen jar
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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