Pharmacy : Chemicals, Medicines, and Cures From A to M
Object ID Number:
PH222
Object Name:
Aconitine
Manufactured from:
1800
Manufactured to:
1850
Description / History:
Aconitine
Produced by B. Keith and Company, New York, NY

Aconitine is a toxin produced from the aconitium plant and was previously used as an antipyretic and analgesic. Due to a narrow therapeutic range, is rarely utilized due to challenging dosage calculations. In parts of China, aconitine continues to be used as a herbal medicine to alleviate pain.
Dimensions:
H-3 Dia-2 inches
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