Pharmacy: Combination Tablets : The Pharmacists Own Cures and Mixtures
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Medicine Bottle
Combination Tablets
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Clear, mouth–blown glass bottle with a white label that reads, "Tablet No. 57". Was manufactured by John A. Borneman & Sons.
Ingredients include:
Nux vomica: Currently used in rat posion, but has been used in medicine as a cure for digestive tract disorders, heart and circulatory disorders, depression and erectile dysfunction.
Aloin: Was mainly used as a laxative to treat constipation.
Podophyllin: Was often combined with Belladonna to induce laxative effects and/or lessen negative effects. In toxic doses, Podophyllin can cause severe inflammation of the small intenstine.
Leptandrin: Mainly used to help with indegestion and constipation.
Iris: Used to treat migraines and digestive problems.
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