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Witch Hazel bottle
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Details

Object ID 000338

Object Name Witch Hazel bottle

Object Desc Large, cylindrical transparent glass apothecary bottle. Fluted, decorative stopper. Originally held "Double Distilled Extract of Witch Hazel". Sold by Piszczek's Pharmacy.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000305

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords witch hazel,skin care,astringent,Piszczek's Pharmacy,bottles,medicine,


Title Witch Hazel bottle

Description Large, cylindrical transparent glass apothecary bottle. Fluted, decorative stopper. Originally held "Double Distilled Extract of Witch Hazel". Wis.witch hazel was once used to find hydration, it is now used as an herbal remedy to dry and cleanse skin.high in tannins, giving this plant astringent properties. Astringents are substances that can dry, tighten, and harden tissues. You may use an astringent on your skin to tighten pores and remove excess oil.reduce inflammation in cases of phlebitis (an inflammation of a vein)can relieve the pain of hemorrhoids and bruises.It can reduce bleeding when applied topically to a wound or used internally for bleeding ulcers or bleeding gums.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 12.5

Length 0

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Piszczek's Pharmacy

Maker Details Piszczek's Pharmacy. Cor. Forest Home Ave. & Becher St. Milwaukee

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY305

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 20,2013

Summary fair

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes white smudges, dirty, brown stain on the top right side of labe.


Events

Date APR 3,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Second Floor Bathroom - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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