Pharmacy: Shop Furniture : Bulk containers for herbs, powders and liquids
Object ID Number:
PH123
Object Name:
Convallaria Majalis
Type:
Lily of the Valley
Manufactured from:
1800
Manufactured to:
1900
Description / History:
19th century White ceramic medicine jar labeled Convallaria Majalis.

Also known as Lily of the Valley, convallaria majalis, although highly toxic, was used as a diaretic and cardiotonic used to treat dropsy and cardiac dropsy in the 18th and 19th centuries.

All parts of the convallaria Majalis plant are poisonous, causing abdominal pain, vomiting, and reduced heart rate with even a small amount of ingestion.
Dimensions:
H–3.5 Dia–2.5 inches
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