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A Cabinet of Curiosities: including an Important Natural History Collection

 
  Lot 507
 

A LARGE 'APENTA APERIENT WATER' GREEN GLASS BOTTLE

Sold for £65


 

LARGE 'APENTA APERIENT WATER' GREEN GLASS BOTTLE,
circa 1900-40, bearing paper label inscribed 'As a safe, ordinary, and gentle aperient. For habitual constipation. By persons inclined to inflammation, congestion, and gouty disorder. In chronic affections of the organs of respiration and circulation. In bilious attacks, and disorders of the liver. ... USES: Against haemorrhoids. During pregnancy, and in many female diseases. In fatty degeneration of various organs. Against undue deposition of fat in general, and the evil consequence of indiscretion in diet. ... ORDINARY DOSE. A Wineglassful before Breakfast.', 62cm high

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