Belladonna Leaves (Atropa Belladonna Lin.) No.28
Medicine leaves wrapped in light blue newsprint paper with off-white label adhered. Package still smells.
*Printed on the front of the label: "Belladonna Leaves, (Atropa Beliadonna Lin.) No. 28. Parke, Davis & Co. Detroit, Mich. U.S.A. (235868)"
*Printed on the top of the label: "Properties- Poisonous. Used in incontinence of urine, whooping-cough, night sweats, etc. Applied to the breasts diminishes secretion of milk. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful ( 2 to 4 Cc) of an ounce to the pint infusion. Antiodotes: emetics, stimulants."
*Printed on the bottom of the label: "Synonyms- Deadly, Nightshade, Black Cherry, Dwale; Feuilles de Belladonna, Fr.: Tollkirschenkraut, Wolfskirche, Tollkraut, Ger. Part Employed- The Leaves. Natural Order- Solanaceae. Habitat- Europe"