San Jancinto Museum of History

T&E FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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  • BOX, MEDICINE

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • MEASUREMENTS: 2"H x 2 1/8"W x 1"D
  • DATE MADE: early 20th century

Description

Paper box. Blue on white label reads in part "CATNIP Nepeta cataris... PROPERTIES: Tonic, diaphoretic, and carminative. Useful in flatulant colic in children, as an emmenagogue in amenorrhea and dysmerorrhea. Infusion 1 oz in a pint of hot water. Dose is a wineglassful. ... Huber & Fuhrman Drug Mills Fond du Lac, Wis. 'Guaranteed under the Food and Drugs Act, June 30, 1906' Our Serial Number 2210".


Provenance

From the New Braunfels drug store of Henry V. Schumann (2/18/1868-5/22/1942). Schumann graduated from the Maryland College of Pharmacy, Baltimore 3/26/89. He bought out the store of Axex Reszczynski and opened for business 10/8/90. During the administration of Governor Colquitt he was on the State Board of Pharmacy. He was a member of the Board of Pharmaceutical Examiners of his judicial district. He married Miss Elfriede Hoffman, the donor, 4/30/92.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Schumann, Henry V. and Alex Reszczynski
  • CREDIT LINE: Schumann, Mrs. Henry


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