Specimen jar, with glass stopper, containing leaves of Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens L.), prepared in Paris, by Charle Buchet et Cie, jar English, 1891 to 1930, Gaultheria is native to north-eastern North America, used to make herbal tea; methyl salicylate is a natural product of wintergreen, used as a component in liniment or as a flavouring (for mouthwash, chewing gum etc)
- Materia Medica & Pharmacology
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- specimen jar
- Wellcome Trust
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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