Pharmacy Equipment and Accessories : Preparing and dispensing remedies as well as medical advice for centuries
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Kino Jar
Bogen, Germany
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19th century ceramic pharmacy jar with lid. Jar is labeled KINO and includes hand painted leaves and crown in blue and gold. Bottom of jar is labeled Kr. I 250, Bogen Germany. Lid of jar is rimmed in gold. The glaze on the jar shows extensive cracks

KINO is a dark red resin obtained from various tropical plants and used as an astringent. Recently, kino has been linked to a 19th century recipe for the "Elixir of Life", classed as a miracle cure, enabling people to avoid death. In addition to Kino, the recipe includes several herbs as well as a large amount of alcohol.
H–4 Dia–2.75 inches
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