Bottles of chocolate-flavored medicines
- Circa 1919
An illustration of bottles of various chocolate-flavored drugs and supplements for oral consumption. Includes: coco-quinine, coco-emulsion of cod liver oil, coco-santal compound, calomel, and phenolphthalein. The chocolate flavor was used in liquid solutions to disguise the flavor of the compound as well as add color and help in suspending the compound.
Created by Eli Lilly & Company, this handbook is meant for pharmacists. It is a list of products and contains practical information such as concentration and dosing. In the appendix there are botanical synonyms, definitions of biological and medical terms, a list of diseases with remedies, and a dose table. Throughout the book there are images and illustrations of Lilly's facilities, farms, laboratories, factories, and products. The Lilly company was founded by Eli Lilly in 1876 to produce medicinal drugs and products.
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Eli Lilly and Company. “Bottles of Chocolate-Flavored Medicines.” Hand Book of Pharmacy and Therapeutics. Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1919. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/gb19f706v.
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