Brown glass bottle with flanged
National Museum Of Civil War Medicine, Frederick, Maryland
Creator: B.A. Russell Pharmacy
Content Description: Brown glass bottle with flanged lip, cylindrical neck, sloped down shoulder, straight body vertical, ovoid body horizontal with two flat sides, molded base. Cork stopper. Contains black material. Label reads, "Poison/Tincture Aconite/The B.A. Russell Pharmacy, 14 First Street, Ilion, NY" Aconite - also called Wolfsbane or Monkshood - used for colds, fevers, and earaches. Toxic.