European medicines containing Strophanthus extract; 10 ampoules in box of strophanthin solution, by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., England, dated 1917
A box containing ampoules of Strophanthin, an extract from the Strophanthus plant, made by the 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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- furnishing and equipment
- container - receptacle
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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