Eli Lilly & Co.; 2011.397


New Museum Los Gatos

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Brown glass bottle labeled "Powdered Extract No. 85 Nux Vomica" made by Eli Lilly & Co. of Indianapolis. Used for treating alcoholism, vomiting, dyspepsia, and insomnia. Also used to kill feral animals and rodents. c. 1899 - 1930.


Eli Lilly & Co.

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4 inches tall

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Container, Medicine; Bottle, Medicine

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