European medicine containing Strophanthus extract; glass bottle with screw top, of strophanthus tincture tablets, by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., UK and France, 1910-30
A bottle containing Strophanthus Tincture tablets, made by Burroughs Wellcome & Co. Ripe seeds from Strophanthus gratus and kombé plants contain a chemical that works on the heart. In Europe it has been made into tablets, powders or solutions for injection, and sold for the treatment of heart conditions.
- Materia Medica & Pharmacology
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- bottles, bottle, pharmacy (drugs), pharmacy (drugs), bottles, pharmacy (drugs), strophanthus, tabloid, tinctures
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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